IITA tasks BSN on African voice in global biotechnology landscape
The Director General of the International Institute for Tropical Agriculture (IITA), Dr Nteranya Sanginga, has called on Biotechnology Society of Nigeria...
IITA boss urges government to increase agric budgets, develop rural areas
A double-digit investment in the agricultural sector backed by a vibrant rural infrastructural network will help states in Nigeria to accelerate the transformation of agriculture...
Minister of finance visits IITA, ADB-funded agri-business empowerment programme
Nigerian Minister of Finance, Honorable Kemi Adeosun, visited the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) on 10 June to learn about the IITA Agripreneurs Program (IYA) and the African Development Bank-funded ENABLE Youth (Empowering Novel Agri-Business-Led Employment) Program. The Minister and her party were welcomed by IITA Director General Nteranya Sanginga and senior staff,…
Nigeria launches plan to end hunger by 2030
Obasanjo said the launch of the report provided a framework that would “unlock the potential of our nation and emancipate our dear country from the shackles of hunger and poverty.”
Africa risks importing $110b food in 2025
Besides, he said failure to invest in agriculture would deprive the continent of necessary jobs and further fuel the spiralling rate of unemployment among the youths.