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DIIVA - Nigeria / Pearl millet

CGIAR’s DIIVA Project

A consolidated database of crop varietal releases, adoption, and research capacity in Africa south of the Sahara

Nigeria/Pearl millet overview

75%
25%

3,749,600 hectares of Pearl millet in Nigeria (DIIVA estimate)

25% of this area estimated to be grown with improved varieties in 2009

Nigeria/Pearl millet releases

Total number of released varieties: 11

Nigeria/Pearl millet adoption

3,749,600 ha of Pearl millet in Nigeria (DIIVA estimate)
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Nigeria/Pearl millet researchers

National Agricultural Researchers - Full time equivalents by discipline and education