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Reports of a positive impact are being received from recipients of the seeds donated exactly 1 year ago, in 2017, to help alleviate the food crisis in northern Nigeria as a result of the conflict between the Nigerian army and armed opposition groups.
Today, Africa’s most populous nation – Nigeria – takes a giant stride forward in the fight against aflatoxin in food.
The women of IITA join millions around the world in celebrating the International Women’s Day (IWD) today, 8 March.
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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