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Agriculture and Food Security a priority for Belgium Government in Tanzania, envoy

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23 December 2013

A majority of the population in Tanzania is engaged in agriculture; therefore, addressing the many challenges faced by the players in the sector is one of the most effective ways to support the country to achieve its development goals.

Researchers successfully grow seed yams in the air

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21 December 2013

Researchers at the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) have successfully grown seed yams in the air using aeroponics technology, raising hopes and more options for the propagation of virus- and disease-free planting materials.

Project to save Enset - Ethiopia's ancient false banana from deadly bacterial wilt disease star

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16 December 2013

The Ethiopian Institute of Agricultural Research (EIAR) and the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) today launched a new project to improve enset (commonly known as false banana because of its resemblance to the crop but with inedible fruits) by developing varieties with resistance to the deadly bacterial wilt disease.

New banana disease to Africa found in Mozambique

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29 November 2013

A destructive strain of a banana wilt disease has been discovered on Cavendish bananas in Mozambique. The disease, widely known as Foc TR4, is a form of Fusarium wilt or Panama disease, caused by the fungus Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. cubense Tropical Race 4.

Governor of Oyo State commissions facilities at IITA-Ibadan

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20 November 2013

The Governor of Oyo State, in Nigeria, Senator Abiola Ajimobi, on Tuesday commissioned the Clinic, Wellness Center and Crèche at the headquarters of the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) in Ibadan.

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