24 December 2012
School children between 3 and 12 years from the Ibadan International School (IIS) have raised about three hundred and fifty thousand naira (N0.35 million or $2,000) to support the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture’s Forest Project. The donation is part of the school’s efforts towards supporting good causes in the society.
18 December 2012
Scientists from across the world will gather in Arusha, Tanzania, for the 12th International Plant Virus Epidemiology (IPVE) symposium between January 28 and 1 February 2013. The meeting will provide researchers a platform to share the latest knowledge, brainstorm and draw a road map to contain the spread of plant virus diseases.
14 December 2012
Improved cassava varieties developed by the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) and tested in Ethiopia –one of the countries in the Horn of Africa—have high prospects of tackling the menace of seasonal bouts of famine in that region.
11 December 2012
Dar es Salaam. Growing coffee and banana together not only generates more income for small-holder farmers, compared to growing either crop alone, but it can also help coffee production to better cope with the effects of climate change, a recent study has shown.
10 December 2012
The African Development Bank (AfDB) and researchers today launched the US$63.24 million AfDB-funded initiative that aims to raise agricultural productivity and also lift millions of Africans out of poverty.