IITA News

Picture of L-R: Prof. Abubakar Rasheed, Executive Secretary, National Universities Commission, Nigeria; Prof. Olanike K. Adeyemo, Pioneer Deputy Vice-Chancellor - Research, Innovation and Strategic Partnership, UI; Dr. Kwesi Atta-Krah. Director, Country Alignment and System Integration Institution, IITA, during panel session.

IITA hosts workshop on Water‒Energy‒Food systems in sub-Saharan Africa

To ensure economic development and technology advancement in agriculture, IITA and partners organized a workshop focused on achieving sustainable water, energy, and food systems in sub-Saharan Africa.

Picture of yam tuber

IITA yam breeders harvest SAH yam tubers

Yam seeds produced from Semi-Autotrophic Hydroponics (SAH) plants have been harvested by the IITA Yam Breeding team with some tubers weighing up to 1.1 kg.

TAAT holds inception workshop with Business Innovation Facility

The Technologies for African Agricultural Transformation (TAAT) held its inception workshop at the IITA Conference Center on 9 July.

Picture of Moses Nyine (second from left), who received his PhD from Palacky University Olomouc in the Czech Republic, with his IITA supervisors

IITA capacity building on banana and cassava breeding helps three students graduate

Recently, three students supported by IITA’s breeding program graduated—two with the banana breeding program and one with cassava molecular breeding team.

Statistics with R: Workshop for UI-IITA researchers

In a bid to improve the statistics knowledge of researchers at the University of Ibadan (UI) and IITA, the Carnegie Africa Diaspora Fellowship organized a workshop on statistics with R at IITA headquarters in Ibadan.

Picture of Mallam Aminu Abubakar of FCTA presenting the coconut trees to the Head of Abuja Station, Dr Gbassey Tarawali

FCT agricultural secretariat donates improved coconut seedlings to Abuja station

The agricultural secretariat of the Federal Capital Territory Administration, Nigeria, has donated 150 improved coconut seedlings to the IITA Abuja station.

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