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IITA launches post-harvest loss projects in eight states

The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) on Tuesday, May 17, 2022, launched a project on reducing post-harvest losses across vitamin A cassava (VAC)...

Why we targeted food security, income opportunities for farmers in 2021, by IITA

The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), in 2021, focused on achieving Nigeria’s food security as well as creating income opportunities for farmers. The institute,...

IITA, Ghana inaugurate project to accelerate impact of climate change research on Africa

The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), Ibadan and the Ghana Ministry of Agriculture on Thursday, September 16, 2021 in Ghana inaugurated a project...

ICRISAT awarded 2021 Africa Food Prize

The International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) has been awarded the 2021 Africa Food Prize, for work that has improved food...

Food security: Expert seeks conservation, utilisation of genetic resources in Nigeria

Director, NextGen Cassava Project, International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), Prof. Chiedozie Egesi, has called for conservation and utilisation of genetic resources for food...

IITA collaborates with Nigerian growers to transform cassava sector

The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) on Tuesday, October 6, 2020 in Abuja signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Nigeria Cassava Growers...

IITA scientists identify post-emergence herbicides for cassava weed control

Scientists working with the African Cassava Agronomy Initiative (ACAI), a scheme  under International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), have identified some post-emergence herbicides to...

Cassava seed system profitable for players in value chain – IITA

The International Institutes of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) has said that cassava seed system is profitable for all players across the value chain and that,...

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FAO, GEF commence biodiversity conservation scheme in Ogun, Edo, Delta, Ondo

At a daylong inception workshop that held in Abuja on Tuesday, November 29, 2022, the Food and Agriculture Organisation...
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Renewable energy experts laud Nigeria Energy Transition Plan

Experts in renewable energy have lauded the Nigeria Energy Transition Plan, as they identified finance, knowledge gap and enabling...

GEF approves new biodiversity funding, backs youth leadership programme

Meeting just before a high stakes UN Biodiversity Conference in Montreal, the Global Environment Facility’s governing body approved new...

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FAO, GEF commence biodiversity conservation scheme in Ogun, Edo, Delta, Ondo

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Renewable energy experts laud Nigeria Energy Transition Plan

Experts in renewable energy have lauded the Nigeria Energy...