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The World Bank recognizes IITA scientist

The World Bank has congratulated the efforts of Emmanuel Njukwe, IITA’s associate scientist in Central Africa, for his doggedness in promoting the cause of the Enabling the Business of Agriculture 2017 project in the region.

Picture of DG Nteranya Sanginga leads the meeting with CORAF Executive Director Abdou Tenkano.

CORAF/WECARD explores areas of collaboration with IITA

A call has been made for the establishment of potential avenues from which national centers could gain from the rich basket of capacity building programs and technologies at IITA. Abdou Tenkouano, the Executive Director of the West and Central African Council for Agricultural Research and Development (CORAF/WECARD), an IITA alumnus, made the call on 10…

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Picture of World Bank’s Sara Simons giving an overview of funding opportunities in Tanzania as IITA’s Freddy Baijukya and Victor Manyong listen intently

CGIAR, World Bank explore opportunities for better collaboration and to support Tanzania’s Agricultural Sector Development Agenda

Representatives of CGIAR Centers and Research Programs working in Tanzania recently met a delegation from the World Bank to talk about how the two entities could better work together in the country, specifically to support its national Agricultural Sector Development Agenda. The meeting, which was organized and hosted by IITA at its Eastern Africa hub offices…

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