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Forest Center of IITA celebrates ‘First-ever’ Nigerian Bird Festival

On 6 and 7 December, the IITA Forest Center celebrated the first-ever Nigerian Bird Festival with funding support from the AG. Leventis Foundation and US Consulate General, Lagos. The event convened students, ornithologists, environmentalists and nature lovers on the IITA-Ibadan campus, to celebrate birds and highlight the need to protect them and their habitats. Over…

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Looking forward to a rewarding year as we increase our footprints across Africa — May-Guri Saethre, DDG, R4D

The year 2018 has been quite a successful year for IITA as it is filled with achievements! In the course of the year, our R4D team worked on ensuring that IITA take steps to increase its footprint across Africa, establishing its global brand and engaging in regional communication strategies. One of the major initiatives of…

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I am optimistic that the next will be even better — Kenton Dashiell, DDG, P4D

The Partnerships for Delivery (P4D) Directorate is two years old and we have begun to make some progress with the delivery and scaling of proven technologies to end-users, during 2018. All this has been possible because of the support and high morale of staff. The directorate works in partnership with Governments, the private sector, NGOs,…

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IITA will continue to stand out as a leading research institute in all areas — Nteranya Sanginga, IITA DG.

I am pleased to announce to all that 2018 came to a successful end as a result of the dedication and commitment of staff, despite the dramatic decline in central funding encountered by the institute. In the midst of it all, IITA had no option but to prepare for the future and reorganize its manner…

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