IITA News

Picture of DG Sanginga meeting with P4D directorate staff in the IITA Boardroom

DG Sanginga sees P4D as the next driver of IITA growth

On 2 March, IITA Director General, Dr Nteranya Sanginga shared his vison for the Institute for the next 3 years, noting that the new drivers of IITA’s growth are projects with development and delivery components.

Picture of participants at the 4th AfricaYam project annual meeting in Abidjan

AfricaYam Project holds annual meeting in Abidjan

The AfricaYam Project held its 4th annual progress review and planning meeting, 26 February to 1 March, at Hotel Tiama in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire. Fifty scientists, partners, and other stakeholders from eight countries.

Picture of Julius Adewopo, IITA Postdoctoral Fellow and Geospatial Analyst for Maize-based Systems, giving a presentation during the DSSAT training at IITA Ibadan

DSSAT foundation trains IITA scientists on crop modeling

Decision Support for Agrotechnology Transfer (DSSAT) Team Leader and Facilitator, Gerrit Hoogenboom, led a team of DSSAT experts from the University of Florida on a 5-day international training program in IITA, Ibadan.

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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 Charity Mutegi, Kenya Country Coordinator for the Aflasafe Project