IITA-Bénin hosted Honorable Ruth Oniang’o, Chairperson of the Board of Directors of Sasakawa Africa Association (SAA), accompanied by Deola Naibakelao, Managing Director, Sasakawa Africa Fund for Extension (SAFE), Mercy Akeredolu, SAFE West Africa Coordinator, and former IITA staff member Leonides Halos-Kim, now Director of Post-Harvest and Agro-processing with SAA. But that was just the beginning of an even more exciting event.
Les effets des aflatoxines sur la santé, l’agriculture et le commerce en Afrique sont considérables.
This week, progress on research efforts geared towards the improvement of the genetic potential and productivity of two most cultivated yam species in Africa will be the focus of the deliberations of scientists convening for the annual meeting of the AfricaYam project at the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) in Ibadan.
The International Society for Tropical Root Crops-Africa Branch (ISTRC-AB) has singled out and appreciated the efforts of 10 scientists including the Director General of the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) towards the development of root and tuber crops in Africa.
Partners and investors in Nigeria’s groundnut and maize produce will today convene at Lagos for an Investors Forum.
The Sudanese Government launched the ENABLE Youth Program in the country on 2 March, and joins the league of other African countries that are productively engaging youth in agriculture.
Gathering in Ibadan, cassava experts will report progress on efforts to shorten the cassava breeding cycle, enhance flowering and seed set, educate and train African plant breeders, and implement gender-responsive variety selection.
Dar es Salaam, 6 March 2017. Over 300 researchers, development partners, private sector practitioners, and farmers from all over the world start their week-long meeting, 6 – 10 March, in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania to discuss advances and new developments on root crops research and collaboration in Africa.
IITA kicked off its golden jubilee celebration in its Eastern Africa hub with a Donor Appreciation Day.
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