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Stakeholders Chart Release of Vitamin A Cassava in Nigeria

Posted by Business in Ghana on October 18, 2010

By Paul Ilona, www.harvestplus.org

Ibadan, October 13, 2010: Ahead of the World Food Day which comes up on 16 October 2010, agriculture and health experts are holding talks in Ibadan to discuss the progress made in breeding new varieties of cassava that can provide Vitamin A through the diet.

The nutritionally-improved cassava will give more Nigerians access to Vitamin A and help fight ‘hidden hunger.’

Pre-varietal release trials of the varieties across the country have proven that farmers find them irresistible. Read the rest of this entry »

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