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.
IITA and the Oyo State government on 15 August signed a deal to develop an agricultural blueprint for the State and establish an agribusiness park. The agricultural policy will clearly outline the opportunities, strengths, weaknesses, threats, and more importantly, what the State needs to do in the short, medium, and long term to achieve agricultural transformation.
Tanzania will soon join other countries in Africa in rolling out its country-specific, safe, and effective technology for reducing contamination of food and feed by the cancer-causing, poisonous aflatoxins making them safe for human and livestock consumption and to meet standards for export.
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