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DIIVA - Nigeria / Sorghum

CGIAR’s DIIVA Project

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

Nigeria/Sorghum overview

80%
20%

4,736,730 hectares of Sorghum in Nigeria (DIIVA estimate)

20% of this area estimated to be grown with improved varieties in 2009

Nigeria/Sorghum releases

Total number of released varieties: 39

Nigeria/Sorghum adoption

4,736,730 ha of Sorghum in Nigeria (DIIVA estimate)
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Nigeria/Sorghum researchers

National Agricultural Researchers - Full time equivalents by discipline and education