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Picture of Tope Adegboyega, IARSAF President, addressing the participants at the annual symposium in IITA

Researchers discuss bridging research and industry for a stable continent at IARSAF 21

More than 200 researchers convened at the IITA Conference Center on 16– 19 April for the 21 st Annual Symposium of the International Association of Research Scholars and Fellows (IARSAF)-IITA to interact, provide an update on their research activities, and exchange innovative ideas.

IARSAF disseminates improved seed varieties to farmers as they mark the end of their 21st annual symposium

Taking the 21st annual symposium further, the International Association of Research Scholars and Fellows (IARSAF)-IITA, went on a field trip on 19 April to Ikenne Local Government Area (LGA) in Ogun State and Akinyele LGA in Oyo State to train, disseminate IITA’s research solutions, and provide technical support to local farmers.

Picture of IARSAF Journal Club members in a discussion.

IARSAF discusses global agricultural intensification during their journal club meeting

The International Association of Research Scholars and Fellows (IARSAF) held the February edition of its monthly journal review on 23 February at IITA HQ.

Picture of Katherine Lopez giving a presentation at the skills development training

IARSAF training: Enhanced communication skills and data management for better research

Research fellows under the auspices of International Association of Research Scholars and Fellows (IARSAF) underwent two different training sessions to enhance skills necessary for their development as researchers.

Picture of Deputy Director General, R4D, May-Guri Saethre (middle) with the new IARSAF executives.

DDG R4D inaugurates new IARSAF executives

IITA DDG, Research for Development (R4D), May-Guri Saethre, on 30 November 2017 inaugurated the new executives of the International Association of Research Scholars and Fellows (IARSAF).

Picture of Afolabi Sanni (standing) fielding questions from other participants.

IARSAF holds first journal club meeting in 2018

On 25 January, the International Association of Research Scholars and Fellows (IARSAF) held its first monthly Journal Club meeting at IITA, Ibadan, to discuss and review research work that has been carried out by Research Scholars and scientists in the institute using the bibliography from the Knowledge Center.

A cross section of the audience during IARSAF seminar

IARSAF deliberates cassava research article at bi-monthly journal club

On 15 July, International Association of Research Scholars and Fellows (IARSAF) graduate students and IITA scientists gathered to review and discuss the journal article entitled “Effect of genotype and genotype by environment interaction on total cyanide content, fresh root, and starch yield in farmer-preferred cassava landraces in Tanzania” during the association’s bi-monthly journal club. The…

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