NESREA visits Cassava Weed Management Project’s sites


The Cassava Weed Management unit of the IITA played host to officials of the National Environment Standards and Regulations Enforcement Agency (NESREA), recently at the Ibadan campus of the institute. The agency’s visit which was the third, is part of the Cassava Weed Management unit’s effort to keep regulating agencies up-to-date on the activities involving the project.

The Principal Investigator of the Cassava Weed Management Project, Prof Friday Ekeleme, who was on hand with Mr. Godwin Atser, the Communication and Knowledge Exchange Expert of the unit to receive the agency’s officials, gave a presentation on screening trials, during which he described the various methods being used in the herbicide screening phase.

Mr Bolaji Popoola and Mr Rufai Sunkanmi, both Enforcement Officers of NESREA, further went on a field visit to get a practical experience of the progress made so far.

NESREA visits Cassava Weed Management Project’s sites

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