The year 2020 is the International Year of Plant Health (IYPH). As we prepare to mark this important event, we look back; take stock and celebrate IITA’s contribution to plant health in Africa.
IITA partnered with the organizers of the International Conference and Expo on Research and Innovations in Agriculture (ICERIA) to celebrate research milestones and innovations in agriculture while creating awareness to facilitate opportunities for networking, collaboration, and exchange of ideas with renowned leaders in agriculture.
An IITA-led partnership has honed aflatoxin biocontrol for sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) for over 15 years. Recently, the team published a landmark journal article reporting a 10-year study on the efficacy of Aflasafe®, a registered biocontrol product for aflatoxin management in Nigeria.
Leena Tripathi, a Principal Scientist with the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) and the Deputy Director of IITA’s Eastern Africa hub has been elected as a fellow to the prestigious American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).
CONSULTANCY SERVICES: Development of Aflasafe Commercialization Strategy for Rwanda This request for expression of interest follows the general procurement procedures for this Agriculture Activity issued under the Rwandan Government for fight against Aflatoxin in Rwanda. Aflatoxin is a naturally occurring mold, which is a major concern for farmers and consumers worldwide; it is toxic to … Continue reading Request for proposal
NOTE: Highlighted– indicates author with IITA affiliation. Highlighted– indicates Journal or Article with Open Access. Beall’s List – indicates predatory scholarly open-access journals and publishers. Listed in order of Impact Factor (2018) AUTHOR(S) PUBLICATION TITLE PUB. SOURCE PUB. TYPE IMPACT FACTOR (Thomson’s Journal Citation Report 2018) THOMSON(In/Not In) BEALL’S LIST (predatory scholarly open … Continue reading Publications update (September 1 – 30, 2019)
With decades of research contributing to the improvement of plant health globally and across Africa in particular, the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) is joining the plant science community on 22 November to launch the International Year of Plant Health (IYPH) 2020.