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Mercy Diebiru Ojo, IITA Scientist obsesving SAH cassava ready for transplanting.

IITA: Championing the rise of a new generation of women in research

As an equal opportunity employer and champion of gender equality in the workplace, IITA has had a good number of accomplished female scientists and researchers over the years. They have paved the way for more women to engage in agricultural research. One of the younger scientists in IITA Ibadan is Cassava Seed System Assistant Specialist…

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Women scientists in IITA speak on “International Day of Women and Girls in Science”

IITA joins the world in celebrating on 11 February the fourth International Day of Women and Girls in Science themed “Investment in Women and Girls in Science for Inclusive Green Growth.” According to the United Nations, a significant gender gap has persisted throughout the years at all levels of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM)…

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