Scientists show which genetic loci is associated with bunch weight in highland banana

Scientists have, for the first time, located the position of major quantitative trait loci associated with bunch weight and its component traits in Matooke, the East African Highland cooking banana. This is an important breakthrough in efforts to speed up breeding of improved high-yielding varieties for both food security and improved household incomes in the … Continue reading Scientists show which genetic loci is associated with bunch weight in highland banana

Request for Expression of Interest

REQUEST FOR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST “CONSULTANCY SERVICES” Sector: Research Consultancy Services: Training on Soft Skills Financing Agreement reference: 2000001336 Project ID No:  PJ- 2906 This request for expression of interest follows the general procurement procedures for this project issued under the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) as part of her contributions to support the … Continue reading Request for Expression of Interest

Request for Expression of Interest

REQUEST FOR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST “CONSULTANCY SERVICES” This request for expression of interest follows the general procurement procedures for this Agriculture Activity issued under the US Government’s Global Food Security Act and awarded by USAID Nigeria to IITA and its partners on 19th July 2019 as part of USAID’s contributions to the economic recovery in … Continue reading Request for Expression of Interest

IITA participates in TICAD 7 in Japan

IITA Director General Nteranya Sanginga participated in The Seventh Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD 7) on 28–29 August, held in Yokohama, Japan. The TICAD was launched in 1993 by the Government of Japan, to promote Africa’s development, peace and security, through the strengthening of relations in multilateral cooperation and partnership, particularly with the country. As … Continue reading IITA participates in TICAD 7 in Japan