AU-IAPSC Director visits IITA-Abuja ahead of International Plant Health Conference

As part of preparations for the forthcoming International Plant Health Conference to be held in Nigeria 21-25 October 2019, the Director of the Africa Union-Inter Africa Phytosanitary Council (AU-IAPSC), Dr Jean Gérard Mezui M’ella, paid a courtesy visit to IITA Abuja Station on 16 May. His visit aimed to ascertain the level of IITA’s preparedness…

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Picture of The FCTA Minister Honorable Muhammadu Bello (in blue cap) being given a tour of IITA Abuja station by the Head of Station, Gbassey Tarawali

Nigeria’s Minister of Federal Capital Territory visits IITA Abuja

Nigeria’s Minister of the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA), Honorable Muhammadu Bello, visited the IITA-Abuja Station recently

Picture of DG Sanginga (with raised arms) and staff at the Abuja Station on one of the newly constructed roads.

DG Sanginga commends development in Abuja Station

IITA Director General Nteranya Sanginga has commended the development strides in IITA Abuja Station.

Picture of Tarawali showing the AGRA delegation around the premises.

AGRA Regional Head visits IITA-Abuja, explores areas of mutual collaboration

A 3-member delegation from the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA), led by its West Africa Regional Head, Fadel Ndiame, visited IITA in Abuja on 23 February.

A group photograph of staff of the IITA Abuja station with visiting team

‘Super Farmer Reality TV Show’ crew visit IITA-Abuja

The promoters of the ‘Super Farmer Reality TV Show’ visited IITA, Abuja station to “seek areas of mutual collaboration.” The high-powered team was led by the former DG of National Orientation Agency (NOA), Idi Farouk and former Executive Director of Programs and Board Member of Nigeria Television Authority (NTA), Peter Igho. They expressed delight at…

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Picture of DG Sanginga with the Abuja team.

IITA leaders chart operations’ course for Abuja station

IITA’s Director General, Nteranya Sanginga and Kenton Dashiell, Deputy Director General, Partnerships for Delivery (P4D), during two separate visits to the IITA station in Abuja on 10 and 12 January, respectively, announced operational plans for the station in 2017. DG Sanginga also inspected progress on the ongoing construction work at the AfDB-funded Youth Training Center…

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Support the IITA Youth Agripreneurs, DG Sanginga pleads

The Director General of IITA, Nteranya Sanginga has stated that the IITA Youth Agripreneurs have brought dynamic change in the history of the Institute. DG Sanginga who said this during an interactive session with IITA staff in Abuja on 28 September said that through the support of IITA to the youth-in-agribusiness program and the unrelenting…

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Picture of Dr. Abberton addressing scientists, Agripreneurs and staff in Abuja.

IITA Deputy Director lauds Abuja station as site of transformation

Michael Abberton, IITA Deputy Director, West Africa Hub, made his first familiarization visit to the IITA Abuja Station on 7 September, during which he praised the projects at the station and said the station holds much potential for transformation and growth.