IITA News

Nutritious Food Fair 2019 calls for intensified efforts to ensure adequate nutrition for everyone

Nutritious Food Fair 2019 calls for intensified efforts to ensure adequate nutrition for everyone

The fifth edition of the HarvestPlus Nutritious Food Fair (NFF) with the theme “Nutrition is everybody’s business” took place in Ibadan, Nigeria at the IITA Headquarters. NFF is an annual flagship event of HarvestPlus Nigeria, which aims to drive the production, consumption, and marketing of nutritious food in Nigeria. This year, the fair took place…

Continue Reading

Scientists prepped for nutrition survey

Scientists prepped for nutrition survey

A team of scientists has been trained to carry out a nutrition survey in selected communities throughout Nigeria. The week-long training workshop, which took place from 27 October to 2 November, focused on preparing the scientists for the field and designing a good survey. IITA Head of Administration, West Africa Hub, Sylvia Oyinlola, welcomed the…

Continue Reading

IITA participates in 2019 National Micronutrient Conference

IITA participates in 2019 National Micronutrient Conference

IITA participated in a two-day National Micronutrient Conference organized by the Nigerian Federal Ministry of Health (FMoH) in Abuja. The conference took place on 1–2 August and aimed to create an interface and generate discussions among multiple stakeholders representing different sectors on leveraging strengths to scale up micronutrient interventions within the country and contribute to…

Continue Reading