Irrigation specialists from Cameroon, Ghana, and Nigeria will meet in Ibadan, Nigeria in March 2019 as part of the Australia Awards Short Course on Irrigation and Water Resources Management for Agriculture (IWRM).
The Climate Smart Agricultural Technologies (CSAT) project was recently launched in Mali. This research-for-development project will promote and scale up technologies to help producers adapt to the effects of climate change.
The Academic Council of KU Leuven has nominated DG Nteranya Sanginga to receive the degree of doctor of honoris causa. The award will be conferred on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of VLIR-UOS, an organization that supports partnerships between higher education institutions in Flanders and the South.
IITA has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Sierra Leone Ministry of Agriculture, to partner with the government on reduction of malnutrition and ensuring food security in the country.