Who we are

The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) is one of the world's leading research partners in finding solutions for hunger, malnutrition, and poverty. Our award-winning research for development (R4D) addresses the development needs of tropical countries. We work with partners to enhance crop quality and productivity, reduce producer and consumer risks, and generate wealth from agriculture.

We are a nonprofit organization founded in 1967, governed by a Board of Trustees, and supported by several countries. To view the list of investors, click here.

Our crops

We work on the following crops: banana/plantain, cassava, cocoa, coffee, cowpea, maize, soybean, and yam.

Our structure

IITA Organization structure

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Key documents

Strategic documentThumbnail of Annual Report 2015
IITA 2012-2020 Refreshed Strategy - Long | Short

Annual Report 2015 
Document | Website


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Contact info

IITA PMB 5320, Ibadan
Oyo State, Nigeria
Tel: +234 700800IITA, +1 201 6336094
Fax: INMARSAT: 873761798636
E-mail: iita@cgiar.org

International mailing address
IITA Ltd, 7th floor of Grosvenor House at 125 High Street, Croydon CR0 9XP, United Kingdom

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