Two people from the same village—Prof Denis Mukwege, the co-recipient of the 2018 Nobel Peace Prize, and Dr Nteranya Sanginga, Director General of IITA—that received the 2018 Africa Food Prize, are dedicated to helping 6 million victims of sexual violence in DR Congo.
Between 17 and 19 October, the World Food Prize was awarded in Des Moines, Iowa, USA.
The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) in partnership with the African Development Bank, brought the latest edition of its action plan to stop the spread of Fall Armyworm (FAW)
A team led by scientists from the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) have announced a breakthrough in the search for banana varieties that are resistant to the lethal bacterial banana wilt disease.
A three-member delegation from the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), a US Congress think tank on global challenges including food security, visited the IITA Abuja Station on 10 September.
The Prime Minister of the Republic of Gabon, His Excellency Emmanuel Issoze-Ngondet, is exploring a partnership with IITA in the area of youth engagement in agriculture.
The US Ambassador to Nigeria, His Excellency, Stuart Symington, accompanied by the Political and Economic Officer from the office of the US Consulate, General Benjamin Williams, paid a courtesy visit to IITA.
International Institute for Tropical Agriculture (IITA) recognized for generating solutions on and off the farm that have improved the lives of millions in the face of climate change, a surge of crop pests and disease, and an urgent need for youth employment.
The Ibadan, Nigeria-based International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) is this year’s recipient of the Africa Food Prize. The award is given out by the African Green Revolution in Agriculture (AGRA) and will be announced during the Award Ceremony and Africa Green Revolution Forum (AGRF) Gala Dinner on 7 September in Kigali, Rwanda.
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