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Board Chair Amos Namanga Ngongi cuts the ribbon to open the new Tissue Culture

IITA Tissue Culture Building launched in grand style

On 30 November, the 2018 P4D Week closed with the commissioning of the Tissue Culture Building. The event, which was anchored by Katherine Lopez, Head of Communication, was attended by a thousand staff members led by IITA Director General Nteranya Sanginga, all the Deputy Director Generals, IITA Board Chair Amos Namanga Ngongi, and Board members,…

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DG Nteranya Sanginga

IITA score card: Over 7.2 million people lifted out of poverty and 800+ ha of degraded lands restored

By 2018 IITA Socioeconomics and Natural Resource Management teams estimate that the Institute would have already lifted 7.2 million people out of poverty and rehabilitated 875,500 ha of degraded land. These are efforts towards realization of the Institute’s vision of lifting 7.5 million people out of poverty and rehabilitating 10.5 million of degraded land and…

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Youth in Agribusiness Office lead Evelyn Ohanwusi

IYA maps out strategies to encourage youth engagement in agriculture

During the 2018 P4D Week which took place 26 to 30 November, the IITA Youth in Agribusiness office laid out some of the strategies and methods it is employing to encourage youth engagement in agriculture and enhance the growth of youth-led agricultural initiatives. At an earlier presentation, the ENABLE-TAAT Youth Coordinator and Head of the…

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IITA targets scaling and sustainability in research development and delivery

The IITA Development and Delivery Office gave an outline of new generation scaling activities and projects that it is implementing to ensure the actualization of the IITA transformation agenda across sub-Saharan Africa. These were highlighted on the opening day of the 2018 P4D Week which took place between 26 and 30 November. In his presentation…

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P4D Week reiterates IITA’s commitment to go beyond research

More than 200 scientists, development experts, and researchers from all IITA hubs, along with members of the IITA Board of Trustees, convened at IITA Headquarters in Ibadan for the 2018 Partnerships for Delivery (P4D) Week, on 26–30 November. The 5-day event, themed, “Beyond Research,” provided an opportunity for the participants to interact, exchange ideas, and…

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