When open means fun!
Interview with the DG Nteranya Sanginga on the events of IITA Open Day 2013. The highlights of the Open Day celebrations included the conferring of Long Service Awards to staff. Read more.
Simple technique to tackle yam diseases
Yam farmers in West Africa often fail to get good yields, with one major cause being disease in their crop. Farmers and scientists have been experimenting with a new technique to produce seed yam for planting, which has the advantages of producing more seed yams which are also free of diseases. Beatrice Aighewi and Danny Coyne, two researchers who have been working with yam farmers in Nigeria, discuss how the technique works and the benefits it offers. Interview document