PROSSIVA takes field trials to rural areas in Nigeria
The events took place in Agunrege and Lagbanda local government areas on 4 and 5 October, showcasing the PROSSIVA Method and engaging the local community, fostering a sense of ownership and pride among farmers, motivating them to actively participate in and promote sustainable agriculture.
To ensure farmers receive only top-quality and disease-free seed yams, IITA has devised new technological certification methods. The mini set technique involves cultivating seed yams from tiny, disease-free yam sets (tubers). This method generates superior planting material while successfully halting the spread of diseases, according to PROSSIVA Project Lead Morufat Balogun.