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IITA, which is turning 50 this year, has vowed to redouble its efforts to transform Africa’s agriculture in the Eastern Africa region.
Nigeria’s honorable Minister of Agriculture Chief Audu Ogbeh visited IITA in Ibadan, Nigeria, on 10 July, and had said that he is “deeply impressed” by the many commendable agricultural technologies developed there because they hold promise to quadruple production and export for a crop like yam.
IITA recorded three simultaneous “firsts”, all on 30 June when management went all-out to announce the anniversary celebrations in Lagos State, Nigeria.