IITA News

Picture of Daniel Adekunle (in green cap) of Maize Breeding explaining about IITA’s work on maize to participants

IITA Abuja staff attend Chinese training on improved agricultural technique

Six staff members from the IITA Abuja station joined other participants in Abuja for an “Overseas training course on agricultural techniques for Nigeria.”

Picture of Decoding the Data Ecosystem logo.

Big data innovations challenge for impact

Scientists and digital agriculture practitioners in all CGIAR centers will convene at the campus of the World Agroforestry Center (ICRAF) in Nairobi, Kenya between 3 and 5 October, for the Big Data in Agriculture Convention 2018 tagged “Decoding the Data Ecosystem.”

Picture of Two COPAKIN agripreneurs showcasing 25-kg bags of high quality semolina.

Youth cooperative sets pace in processing and marketing cornmeal in DRC

In the Democratic Republic of Congo, agribusiness is currently one of the drivers of job creation for young people and for the fight against food insecurity.

Picture of IITA Eastern Africa Hub Director, Victor Manyong (center), flanked by the Bioneer representatives

IITA Tanzania hosts representatives of South Korean biotech firm

Representatives from Bioneer Corporation, a private biotechnology company from South Korea, visited IITA Eastern Africa Hub offices on 22 July to explore partnership opportunities with the Institute.