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IITA head named a Fellow of The World Academy of Sciences

Dr Nteranya Sanginga, the Director General of the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), has been elected as a Fellow of The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS) for the advancement of science in developing countries, effective 1 January 2021.

The election, which was made known through a formal announcement, is a clear recognition of Dr Sanginga’s outstanding contribution to science, research, agriculture, and its promotion in Africa.

In a congratulatory message, the academy’s President, Prof Mohamed Hassan, stated “We will be honored to have you among our members.”

The Executive Director of TWAS, Prof Romain Murenzi, while extending his heartfelt congratulations, said the Academy gives its members visibility.

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Communications • 18th December 2020


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