Nigeria-based international center wins Africa Food Prize 2018!

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.

Oyo State and IITA seal pact to develop agriculture policy and establish agribusiness park

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 makes headway in battle against cancer-causing aflatoxins

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.