IITA News

Picture of agripreneurs showing off the fish ponds.

IITA opens another incubation center!

In 6 months, a group of IITA Youth Agripreneurs (IYA) has developed another thriving agribusiness center in Imo State, southeastern Nigeria.

Picture of Tonny Omwansa, Director, Research Support; Hilde Koper, Deputy Director General, Corporate Services; and Robert Asiedu, Director, West Africa Hub, and Lava Kumar, Head Germplasm Health Unit, launch GHU Online.

Germplasm Health Unit launches single access point platform

IITA’s Germplasm Health Unit (GHU) commissioned the “GHU Online” platform on 31 July at IITA Ibadan as a comprehensive resource for managing research services and data on germplasm health.

Picture of Ms Jacinta Ezurike showing participants how to make various value-added products.

Capacity of youth in agribusiness gets a boost

About 38 youth drawn from Onne, Rivers State, were trained on agribusiness and entrepreneurship and improved agronomic practices and value addition for cassava and plantain/banana.