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Humidtropics publication now out

Sustainable Intensification in Smallholder Agriculture publication is available.

Picture of Mukulu making a presentation at one of the IP workshops.

PASIC study findings and Humidtropics’ Innovation Platforms factored in Uganda’s newly passed National

The approval of the National Agricultural Extension Policy (NAEP) and its strategy (NAES) in October 2016 by the Cabinet of the Government of Uganda was a major milestone for IITA and partners in their efforts to push for wide consultation with stakeholders in policy formulation. The policy incorporated findings from a study on Policy and…

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What is IITA’s position in ongoing systems research and site integration of the CGIAR?

Humidtropics has been shut down but systems research is still alive and thriving and the concept has been mainstreamed in all CGIAR Research Programs (CRPs). The challenge now is the mechanism for the mainstreaming,” said Kwesi Atta-Krah as he updated IITA staff on the systems and site integration initiatives of CGIAR. Systems research, he said,…

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Humidtropics markets its legacy products to other CRPs

Humidtropics, in partnership with the Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa (FARA), organized a “Systems Marketplace” workshop on 15-17 November at IITA, Ibadan. It showcased its portfolio of systems research legacy products for uptake in the new CGIAR Research Programs (CRPs). The more than 100 specially invited participants included leaders and researchers at the CGIAR…

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