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.
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.
Nigeria’s food and drug regulator, the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), in collaboration with the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) organized an awareness workshop for the country’s southeastern region today.
Codewit World News: IITA Refreshes Strategy to Lift 11m out of Poverty
04 December 2013
The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) has refreshed its strategy, with a vision to raise 11 million people out of poverty in the tropics, and also redirect 7.5 million hectares of degraded land into sustainable use. Read more.