Fully Sponsored Training for Climate-smart Agriculture Landscape Leaders in Tanzania

IITA, EcoAgriculture Partners, and USDA-FAS with the United Republic of Tanzania (URT) and in partnership with ICRAF and FAO, are organizing a Training of Trainers course to build capacity for planning climate-smart agricultural (CSA) landscapes. Dates (Tentative): 27 -31 July 2020 Deadlines: 21 May 2020 Venue: Iringa, Tanzania - Tentatively Update: Due to complication with the Coronavirus … Continue reading Fully Sponsored Training for Climate-smart Agriculture Landscape Leaders in Tanzania

BoT commends IITA’s leadership in agricultural research under Sanginga

The IITA Board of Trustees (BoT) has lauded the Institute’s leadership and proven record of accomplishment in agricultural research during the spring board meeting, which took place recently. During the virtual meeting, BoT Chair Dr Amos Namanga Ngongi stated that the Institute, under the leadership of Director General Nteranya Sanginga, has achieved excellent results in several areas

Introducing West Africa’s largest insect collection

How do you catch all these insects? How do you know they are here? Do you go into the bushes with a net and wave it in the air? There were so many questions that I kept asking as I stood perplexed. “Look around you,” Georg tells me with a look of amusement on his face.

Turn waste into wealth during and after the COVID-19 lockdown

The current COVID 19 lockdown is forcing us to look within for sufficiency. At the beginning of the pandemic, people rushed to buy and stock up on essential commodities such as food and toiletries. Stocking up on essentials is one battle won; the next frontier of survival is being frugal and getting the most out of your purchases.

GLFLive on gene banks and COVID-19

Head of IITA Germplasm Health Unit, Lava Kumar, will be participating at the next GLF Live, which will take place on 13 May. Landscape News of the Global Landscapes Forum (GLF) is organizing this series of live interviews with experts examining the linkages between COVID-19 and climate change.