Agriculture is an economic powerhouse in Cameroon, engaging more than 50% of the nation’s economically active population. IITA has been working in the country for several decades, promoting best practices and introducing technologies to improve product … Continue reading ENABLE Youth Cameroon agripreneurs win awards during IITA’s strong showing at SIALY 2021
Tanzania has officially released four new, improved hybrids of the important staple cooking banana, “matooke”. This is a first for matooke bananas in Tanzania.
More than 20 farmers from Katogota and Kamanyola in the Ruzizi plain of South Kivu Province, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), took part in a participatory evaluation of intercropping trials of maize and Brachiaria grass. IITA organized this activity … Continue reading New crop-livestock technologies to mitigate conflict between crop and livestock farmers in DRC
IITA-Tanzania recently hosted the Board Chair of the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA), former Ethiopian Prime Minister H.E. Hailemariam Desalegn, and the former Tanzania President H.E. Jakaya Kikwete, who is also an AGRA board member a … Continue reading AGRA Board chair, former Ethiopia PM, and Tanzania President tour IITA-Tanzania
IITA Forest Center Manager and Conservation Biologist, Adewale G. Awoyemi, has been honored as one of the Top 100 Young African Conservation Leaders. The conservationists were selected from 23 African countries in the first-ever Top 100 list for Africa … Continue reading IITA Forest Center staff named among top 100 Young African Conservation Leaders
In preparation for the launch of the new Zero Hunger Project, IITA, in partnership with AfricaRice, has held separate meetings with government stakeholders from Nigeria and Togo towards achieving Zero Hunger.
ENABLE-TAAT is supporting its beneficiaries by linking them to financial institutions that can help start-ups and existing businesses. Youth often have a challenge accessing funding and raising capital for their businesses, whether as loans or grants. … Continue reading ENABLE-TAAT partners with banks to provide business credit to trained African youth
IITA Director General Nteranya Sanginga has highlighted the need for state governments in Nigeria to prioritize investment in agriculture to develop and revitalize state economies.
From 30 May to 10 June, IITA Director General Nteranya Sanginga embarked on a mission to Brazzaville, during which he engaged with the Head of State of the Republic of Congo, President Dénis Sassou Nguesso.
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