Nigeria: Local Scientists Develop Vitamin Enriched Cassava

allAfrica (Mar. 20, 2012) | Nigerian scientists at the National Roots Crops Research Institute, NCRI, in collaboration with the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture, IITA, have developed and released the first ever African set of pro-vitamin A-enriched yellow cassava as part of strategies to curb the prevalence of malnutrition in the country.