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Support expressed for Madagascar’s ENABLE youth program

As part of the program implementation and promotion of youth in agribusiness in Francophone countries, the ENABLE youth program in Madagascar has been receiving support from different sectors in the country.

Picture of Dr Rurema Deo-Guide , Burundi Minister of Agriculture; DDG May-Guri Saethre, and Bernard Vanlauwe, R4D Director for Central Africa Hub.

IITA strengthens partnerships in Burundi

IITA Deputy Director General R4D May- Guri Saethre and Central Africa Hub Director Bernard Vanlauwe visited IITA Burundi from 17 to 20 June to meet with and engage staff and partners.

Picture of HE Véronique Brumeaux (left) being shown the BIMAF platform and fall armyworm rearing facilities by Ghislain Tepa-Yotto and his assistant Seraphin Eteka.

French Ambassador cites research quality of IITA

The French Ambassador to Benin, Her Excellency Véronique Brumeaux, visited the IITA-Benin station on 20 June.

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CocoaSoils launches sustainable intensification program

The CocoaSoils program has been launched in Ghana, with plans to launch in three other countries.

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IITA kicks off data challenge with #datasprint2018

In a bid to increase the level of compliance with the open access policy, IITA has allocated resources to help capture and optimize historical research data for storage in open access repositories.