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22 February 2018

Project Synergy Through Harmonized Activities

The African Cassava Agronomy Initiative, ACAI, project implementation in close collaboration with partners gives importance to the uniformity of project activities to harmonize the processes and […]
22 February 2018

ACAI Training of Trainers for Effective Herbicides Use in Cassava Farms

The Effective and Safe Use of Herbicides in Cassava Fields training included practical demonstrations and hands on approach IITA’s African Cassava Agronomy Initiative (ACAI) conducted a […]
22 February 2018

“Africa’s pathway out of poverty” – by Dr. Akinwumi A. Adesina, World Food Prize Laureate Luncheon, October 20, 2017, in Des Moines, Iowa

    Today, I will be speaking about Africa’s pathway out of poverty. For millions of rural poor, their aspiration is that they will make it […]
22 February 2018

ACAI sets pace for the 2018 project activities in Tanzania

  The African Cassava Agronomy Initiative team met on the 21st and 22nd of June in Zanzibar to review the second season results and plan for […]
15 May 2020

OYSCGA adopts new measures dissemination AKILIMO despite COVID -19

One of the ACAI project primary partners, Oyo State Cassava Growers Association (OYSCGA), has been forced to change their operational procedures to keep farm activities going […]
15 May 2020

ACAI digital extension & advisory specialist joins Oyo team to mitigate the impact of COVID-19

The Digital Extension & Advisory Services Specialist, Godwin Atser has been appointed by the Oyo State government as a member of the Oyo State COVID-19 Food […]
12 May 2020

ACAI to Deploy ‘Uptake and Use’ Survey to Track Adoption of AKILIMO by End-Users

As part of its monitoring, evaluation and learning (MEL) system, the ACAI project has developed and piloted a survey tool called “use and uptake” tool. This […]
12 May 2020

YARA Fertilizer and Kilimo Joint in new collaboration under ACAI to bring new partners to the project

Two ACAI project partners in Tanzania, YARA Fertilizers and Kilimo Joint have struck a collaboration that will see them engage secondary partners to scale and disseminate AKILIMO agronomy advice tools in the country.

The partnership has been developed after months of discussion between representatives of the institutions and ACAI team consisting of Fredrick Baijukya, ACAI project coordinator for Tanzania and Thompson Ogunsanmi, the project scaling specialist.