The Board of Trustees of IITA convened in Arusha, Tanzania, from 6 to 10 May, for their annual spring meeting. This was to enable them to familiarize themselves with the Institute’s research activities in that part of the country as well as conducting their usual business of keeping abreast of developments at the Institute and guiding its future.
Coffee is a tree crop, which requires good management throughout its growth cycles. Farmers are trained continuously in good agricultural practices to improve coffee productivity. The training offered to farmers introduces a “basket of practices” and climate smart technologies, which they are urged to implement all at once for sustainable coffee production and productivity.
KU Leuven has awarded IITA Director General Nteranya Sanginga with the prestigious Doctor Honoris Causa. VLIR-UOS (The Flemish Interuniversity Council – University Development Cooperation) hosted the ceremony in Brussels, Belgium on 15 May as part of celebrations marking its twentieth anniversary this year. History was made as this was the first time five recipients were … Continue reading IITA DG Sanginga awarded Doctor Honoris Causa for visionary leadership in historic ceremony
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 supports partnerships between higher education institutions in Flanders and the South. Prof Luc Sels, Rector of … 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).