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Picture of CATAS delegates on a guided tour around the IITA-Abuja Station

IITA Abuja hosts delegates from Chinese tropical research institute

Under the framework of the memorandum of understanding between the Chinese Academy of Tropical Agriculture (CATAS) and IITA, Prof Liu Haiqing, a CATAS Director, with 12 other delegates visited IITA Abuja Station on 5 September.

Picture of Daniel Adekunle (in green cap) of Maize Breeding explaining about IITA’s work on maize to participants

IITA Abuja staff attend Chinese training on improved agricultural technique

Six staff members from the IITA Abuja station joined other participants in Abuja for an “Overseas training course on agricultural techniques for Nigeria.”

Picture of IITA’s Alfred Dixon (in hat) briefing the CATAS delegation from China.

China seeks to deepen relations with Africa in agricultural development

China has stepped up efforts to deepen collaboration with Africa in the area of agricultural development with the exploration of cooperation with IITA. China’s Academy of Tropical Agricultural Sciences (CATAS), the agency that is promoting the collaboration with IITA, sees the partnership as a win-win situation for both China and Africa, as the latter seeks…

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