DG Sanginga to be conferred doctor of honoris causa from KU Leuven, Belgium

The Academic Council of KU Leuven has nominated DG Nteranya Sanginga to receive the degree of doctor of honoris causa. The award will be conferred on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of VLIR-UOS, an organization that supports partnerships between higher education institutions in Flanders and the South. The five partner universities under VLIR-UOS will … Continue reading DG Sanginga to be conferred doctor of honoris causa from KU Leuven, Belgium

Countries, Crops and Staff

Country Crops No of staff Benin Cowpea, Yam, Banana&Platain, Maize(corn), Soyabean 35 Burkina Faso Burundi Cameroon Cassava, Cocoa, Banana and plantain 25 Cote d’Ivoire DRC Cassava,maize, soyabean, banana, cocoa and coffee 62 Gabon Banana and cassava(manioc) Ghana Maize,Yams, Cowpea, Cassava(manioc), Groundnut(peanut), Soaybean, coffee and cocoa 27 Kenya Banana & plantain, Yam, Cassava, Soyabean and cowpea … Continue reading Countries, Crops and Staff

IITA and Sierra Leone sign agreement to boost national crop production and food security

IITA has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Sierra Leone Ministry of Agriculture, to partner with the government on reduction of malnutrition and ensuring food security in the country. The MoU entails the introduction of new crop varieties and cultivation techniques, the reopening of IITA station in Sierra Leone, as well as the … Continue reading IITA and Sierra Leone sign agreement to boost national crop production and food security