Picture of Dr Kwesi Atta-Krah encouraged staff to dorn their anniversary ankara as a sign of celebration.

IITA commemorates 51st anniversary

IITA marked its 51st anniversary on 24 July, highlighting the performance and all-round achievements of the Institute since inception in 1967.

Picture of The Coordinator of CocoaSoils making a presentation at the technical session

CocoaSoils launched in Côte d’Ivoire

As part of its four-country launches, the CocoaSoils program has been launched in Côte d’Ivoire.

Picture of L-R: Prof. Abubakar Rasheed, Executive Secretary, National Universities Commission, Nigeria; Prof. Olanike K. Adeyemo, Pioneer Deputy Vice-Chancellor - Research, Innovation and Strategic Partnership, UI; Dr. Kwesi Atta-Krah. Director, Country Alignment and System Integration Institution, IITA, during panel session.

IITA hosts workshop on Water‒Energy‒Food systems in sub-Saharan Africa

To ensure economic development and technology advancement in agriculture, IITA and partners organized a workshop focused on achieving sustainable water, energy, and food systems in sub-Saharan Africa.

Picture of yam tuber

IITA yam breeders harvest SAH yam tubers

Yam seeds produced from Semi-Autotrophic Hydroponics (SAH) plants have been harvested by the IITA Yam Breeding team with some tubers weighing up to 1.1 kg.