Dr Julius Adewopo, a geodata scientist working IITA-Rwanda, has won 2019 Agropolis Louis Malassis International Scientific Prize for Agriculture and Food, in the “Young Promising Scientist” category.
IITA Director General Nteranya Sanginga received this week the degree of doctor of honoris causa from KU Leuven. The award was conferred at KU Leuven in Brussels, Belgium, on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of VLIR-UOS, an organization that suppor … Continue reading DG Sanginga conferred doctor of honoris causa by KU Leuven, Belgium
Irrigation specialists from Australia, Cameroon, Ghana, and Nigeria gathered for a symposium at IITA headquarters on 28 March, as part of the Australia Awards Africa short course on Irrigation and Water Resources Management for Agriculture (IWRM).
At a recent meeting in Tanzania, IITA, through the African Cassava Agronomy Initiative (ACAI) and the Tanzania Agricultural Research Institute (TARI-Naliendele) agreed to explore areas of collaboration with the Cassava Starch Tanzania Corporation (CSTC … Continue reading Cassava farmers in Tanzania to benefit from new industry partnership with ACAI project
A CONVERSATION… with students from the International MSc in Agro- & Environmental Nematology, Ghent University, Belgium, who were among the first cohort to undertake industrial training in Kenya in 2018
Today marks an important milestone in Tanzania’s fight against deadly aflatoxin contamination in the country’s key foods – groundnuts and maize.
During the recent handover of the Aflatoxin Research and Training laboratory in Malawi on 10 April, IITA Director General Nteranya Sanginga challenged players in the agricultural industry to vigorously fight aflatoxin, which contaminates up to 30% of groundnut and maize in Malawi.
IITA, lead implementer of the Yam Improvement for Income and Food Security in West Africa Phase Two (YIIFSWA-II), organized and hosted the project’s third annual review and planning meeting from 25 to 28 February in Accra, Ghana.
IITA, the French Embassy in Nigeria, and the French Agriculture Research Centre for International Development (CIRAD) held a meeting on 27 March at the IITA Abuja Station to strengthen existing partnerships among the three organizations.
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