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ACAI capacity building for partners: Nigeria and Tanzania NARS training on data management

ACAI capacity building for partners: Nigeria and Tanzania NARS training on data management

The African Cassava Agronomy Initiative (ACAI) has started a series of data management training for staff members from the national agricultural research system (NARS), in the project target countries. The NARS staff from Nigeria and Tanzania are being trained on data collection using the ODK suite tool, data analysis in R, and geospatial information system…

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International info and data body recognizes IITA staff with a fellowship award

IITA’s Institutional Data Manager, Olatunbosun Obileye (Bosun), was recently conferred a 3-year fellowship by IASSIST (International Association for Social Science Information Services & Technology) in Sydney, Australia during its 2019 conference. The fellowship provides free access to its membership network with opportunities to collaborate on funded projects, get technical support, participate in training and development of…

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Picture of Group photo of members of the new Data Information and Management Unit in Ibadan.

IITA introduces new unit for effective data and information management

Following the institutional reforms that began last year at IITA, the Institute has established a Data and Information Management Unit (DIMU) to lead in managing the array of data and information constantly generated. DIMU will work to strengthen the information infrastructure and interact very closely with scientists to streamline the capture, processing, storage, and retrieval…

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