IITA News

Picture of The fall armyworm has been attacking maize farms across country borders.

Africa RISING–NAFAKA Project trains extension staff, farmers on fall armyworm management

The Africa RISING-NAFAKA project has trained over 250 government extension staff and over 40 lead farmers from Tanzania’s southern highlands on fall armyworm (FAW) management.

Picture of Signing of the partnership agreement between ENABLE Youth Sudan and the Savings and Social Development Bank.

ENABLE Youth Sudan partners with leading bank to provide financial services to Agripreneurs

The Sudan Chapter of the ENABLE Youth Program has entered into a partnership with the Savings and Social Development Bank to facilitate access to financial services by the youth.

Picture of IITA staff led by DDG, Partnerships for Delivery, Ken Dashiell, welcome the FUNAI representatives to the Institute.

FUNAI explores and discovers areas of collaboration with IITA

Representatives from the Federal University, Ndufu-Alike Ikwo (FUNAI), Ebonyi State, visited IITA, on 19 February, to exchange ideas, explore potential areas for collaboration, and identify possible ideas that can emanate from the research and knowledge of IITA’s work.

Picture of Representatives of NYCN during their meeting with IITA DDG (P4D). Photo by O.Adebayo, IITA.

NYCN Oyo chapter visits IITA

Representatives from the National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN) Oyo State Chapter visited IITA HQ on 21 February to discuss possible collaboration and deliberate on plans to network the youth in Oyo State in agriculture.