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Yam seed

Western Africa

IITA “magic” works on farmers

Some yam farmers are calling the minisett technology “magic” after they saw its performance in the field. Farmer-representatives from 40 villages in the six local government areas (LGA) of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) who attended a Training of…

Western Africa

Two new yam projects launched: CAY-Seed and YAMSYS

Two new projects on yam were launched recently: Community Action for Improving Farmer-saved Seed Yam (CAY-Seed) and Biophysical, institutional and economic drivers of sustainable soil use in yam systems for improved food security in West Africa (YAMSYS). CAY-Seed was…