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DIIVA - Nigeria / Yams

CGIAR’s DIIVA Project

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

Nigeria/Yams overview

75%
25%

2,981,000 hectares of Yams in Nigeria (DIIVA estimate)

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

Nigeria/Yams releases

Total number of released varieties: 24

Nigeria/Yams adoption

2,981,000 ha of Yams in Nigeria (DIIVA estimate)
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Nigeria/Yams researchers

National Agricultural Researchers - Full time equivalents by discipline and education