IITA in Zambia

IITA has been conducting research activities with local partners in Zambia since the early 1980’s. In 2009, the institute formally established the Southern Africa Hub when the IITA Board of Trustees selected Zambia from several strong country candidates in the region including Malawi, Mozambique, and Zimbabwe to host the hub. This also effectively created the IITA-Zambia research station.

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IITA’s mandate crops in Zambia are:
Cassava, Soybean, Cowpea, Maize and Groundnut

Contact us

Reach our Zambia Office the following channels:

  Jeffrey Oliver

  Regional Communications Officer (Southern Africa)

  +260 978 472950


  IITA-Zambia, Southern Africa Research and Administration Hub (SARAH) Campus, Plot 1458B, Ngwerere Road (off Great North Road), Chongwe District 10100, Lusaka Province, Zambia