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Nigeria’s former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, said he was impressed with the impact the Nigeria Zero Hunger Forum (NZHF) was making especially in promoting healthy competition among states with a view to achieving food security.
A 20-year project that protects and manages remnants of decrepit forests in a corner of the Republic of Benin in West Africa has resulted in a biodiversity-rich secondary forest, preserving its most important inhabitants, the critically endangered, endemic red-bellied monkey, Cercopithecus erythrogaster (Cercopithecidae) [at right] and 52 other endangered plant species of economic importance to Africa.
Des Moines, Iowa – An American university and a leading Africa-based international research institute are bringing their scientists together to step up the science of fighting hunger, poverty, and pollution.
Prof Rony Sweenen, IITA banana breeder to speak at special session on global program to address TR4 at World Banana Forumhttp://www.iita.org/event/iitas-prof-rony-sweenen-banana-breeder-speak-world-banana-forum/CICG GenevaRue de Varembé 15, 1202 Genève, Switzerland
Presentation of the global programme on Fusarium wilt disease of banana, its objectives, structure and planned activities.
Learn more about IITA and partners’ breeding strategy and global partnership to breed banana with resistant to TR4:
IITA leads breeding efforts in a global programme that seeks to contain serious threat to the world’s bananas
IITA to partner in global efforts to contain serious disease threat to the world’s bananas
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