IITA News

Picture of ITA staff present three new varieties (BRS Princesa, BRS Victoria, and BRS Pacovan ken) to Farmer Akekue for evaluation.

IITA success story: Beneficiary sends 4 sons to university; is now a consultant for plantain seedlings in South-South Nigeria

Farmers in the South-South and South-East regions of Nigeria continue to thank IITA for reviving the Onne station.

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RTBfoods—a new program—announced by CIRAD to encourage better variety choices in Africa

A new program called RTBfoods (Breeding RTB Products for End User Preferences) was launched recently. It is a 5-year effort created to pinpoint the quality traits that determine the adoption of new root, tuber and banana (RTB) varieties developed by breeders.

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New publications off the press

Two new volumes about sustainable cultivation of grain legumes published by Burleigh Dodds Science Publishing are now off the press.

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Marrakech, Morocco to host conference on legume research

The 7th International Food Legume Research Conference (IFLRC-VII) will be on 6-8 May 2018 at Palais des Congrès, Marrakech, Morocco.