IITA News

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Scientist emphasizes lessons from IITA’s efforts to tackle deadly crop disease outbreaks across the continent

The destructive impact of some of the pest and disease outbreaks witnessed in Africa could have been prevented as agriculture technologies are available to stop their entry, to prevent disease outbreaks in case of entry, and to limit damage to crops in case of establishment.

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In focus: Forest Unit Manager discusses her experience as project comes to an end

Deni Bown, the Forest Unit Manager, is a writer, botanist, photographer, publisher, and consultant from Norfolk, England, who has a special interest in herbs, trees, gardening, and natural history.

Picture of Dr Asiedu. He has been with IITA since 1989.

IITA scientist recognized as one of the most published scholars in Nigeria

On 23 November 2017, the Director, Research for Development, West Africa, Dr Robert Asiedu, was cited as one of 28 most published scholars in Nigeria on the Opinions.NG website.

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Chemists and biochemists trained on chromatography and mass spectrometry in IITA-Cameroon

On 27–29 December 2017, the Congo Basin Institute offered a training workshop on chromatography and mass spectrometry (MS).

Group photo of IITA Benin staff taken during the IITA50 celebration.

IITA Benin station celebrates IITA50

IITA Benin Station marked the Institute’s 50th anniversary. The event was well attended by staff, family, stakeholders, and friends of the station.