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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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Fadina decorated as Best Female Mediator

Mrs Adejoke Fadina has emerged the Best Female Mediator Award. The gesture recognises her as the best female expert...
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Govt urged to halt IOC divestments until degraded Niger Delta environments are fully restored

The Nigerian government has been told to halt the divestments by international oil companies (IOCs) operating in the Niger...

Stakeholders tag Nairobi biodiversity talks ‘a failure’

For the past week, negotiators from 195 states plus the EU met in Nairobi, Kenya to agree on text...

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Fadina decorated as Best Female Mediator

Mrs Adejoke Fadina has emerged the Best Female Mediator...

Govt urged to halt IOC divestments until degraded Niger Delta environments are fully restored

The Nigerian government has been told to halt the...