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International Institute of Tropical Agriculture

20 Nov
Outgoing Director General, the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), Dr. Nteranya Sanginga, has expressed dissatisfaction over the lackadaisical attitude of most African governments and critical stakeholders
26 Jun
The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), Ibadan, and Mastercard Foundation has engaged the organized private sector to create profitable partnerships with youth-led agribusinesses
19 Jun
The IITA GoSeed, a private seed company of the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), says it has made significant progress in 2021 with the sales of improved cassava planting materials averaged $267,277 despite COVID-19 restrictions.
28 Feb
Tanzanian Minister of Agriculture, Honourable Hussein Mohamed Bashe, wants the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) to support the East African region towards cassava,
26 Nov 2021
Director-General of the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), Dr. Nteranya Sanginga, has charged African leaders, especially Nigeria and the Democratic Republic of Congo
29 Apr 2021
The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) is partnering Oyo State on the use of technology in agriculture to address the challenges of unemployment among the youths and shore up food production.         The Coordinator for Technologies for Africa Agricultural Transformation, IITA, Dr. Chrys Akem, revealed this during the IITA Enable-TAAT Open Day…
5 Mar 2020
In 2018/2019, a World Bank report indicated that Nigeria was becoming the headquarters of poverty with approximately 87 million Nigerians living in abject poverty
5 Dec 2019
Institutional Data Manager, International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), Olatunbosun Obileye, has advised education managers across the country to avail pupils the opportunity of engaging in puzzles
4 Nov 2019
The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) on Friday unveiled digital tools that are helping in transforming farming, improving the yield and livelihoods of farmers. The digital tools include the cassava, Goseed and yam seed trackers; Akilimo, IITA Herbicide Calculator, e-commerce site and IITA News App.
20 Oct 2019
Funding of research institutes and commercialisation of research outcomes and innovations have been identified as the needed impetus to advance the nation’s economy.
20 Oct 2019
The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Sabo Nanono said addressing malnutrition and meeting nutrition targets of the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) would inject additional $29b into Nigeria’s national income.
14 Oct 2019
Agriculture has the potentialities to provide jobs for young people and help African countries to achieve sustainable development goals. Based on the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG12) that seeks to ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns...


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