IITA News

IITA prepares to provide strategic support to governments during COVID-19 pandemic

IITA prepares to provide strategic support to governments during COVID-19 pandemic

IITA Director-General, Dr Nteranya Sanginga has said that the Institute is strategically working towards providing support for the federal and state governments in Nigeria as well as the other countries where IITA hubs are situated, during this trying time across the world. Sanginga said this at a meeting of staff and management to announce Institute-wide…

Continue Reading

IITA identifies opportunities to make a difference amidst COVID-19 spread across Africa

IITA identifies opportunities to make a difference amidst COVID-19 spread across Africa

As COVID-19 or coronavirus gets closer to home—Africa, the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) has announced some opportunities for the Institute to undertake some quick-win projects that would help the continent address food security and poverty alleviation goals. IITA Director-General Nteranya Sanginga announced these and health and safety measures to prevent the spread of…

Continue Reading

Coronavirus Update page launched on Intranet

Coronavirus Update page launched on Intranet

The IITA COVID-19 Task Force announces the launch of a new information resource on coronavirus on the IITA Intranet page: https://cgiar.sharepoint.com/sites/IITA/coronaupdates. The page includes links to official memos from the DDG-Corporate Services, updates from the Medical Clinic and HR, basic information about coronavirus and COVID-19, symptoms of the disease, how the infection is spread and…

Continue Reading