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AGRA launches a 300,000 Maize farmer training program in Kaduna State

A coalition of agriculture support organizations, the Alliance for Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA), has launched a resiliency and capacity-building program for 300,000 smallholder...

New improved cassava varieties excite farmers- IITA

Farmers in Kogi and Benue expressed awe at the large sizes and number of roots produced by the new cassava varieties developed by the...

Event: Annual Project Meeting on Accelerating Better Banana Breeding

Accelerating Breeding of Better Banana Annual Project Meeting IITA is a multi-award-winning R4D organization dedicated to alleviating hunger, poverty, and the degradation of natural resources...

Tanzanian: AKILIMO App is crucial in assisting cassava farmers.

Dr. Deusdedit Peter Mlay, the Research and Innovation Coordinator at the Tanzania Agricultural Research Institute (TARI) Ukiriguru Center, has stressed the importance of the...

Tanzania: BASICS-II project on Cassava Seed System

In order to develop a cassava seed system in Tanzania, a day-long National Cassava Business Summit was held recently in Dodoma, Tanzania. The project Building...

Africa needs to work towards attaining food security

Africa has the resources to feed the entire world, but it hosts the majority of the poor people in the world. This is because...

Nigeria: 200 Farmers receives support for dry season farming

The US Agency for International Development (USAID), has signed an agreement, Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the IITA Nigeria Integrated Agriculture Activity (IITA-NIAA) and...

Event: AfDB to host TAAT Investors conference

The African Development Bank (AfDB) is scheduled to hold the first of TAAT Investors Forum hosted by Technologies for African Agricultural Transformation (TAAT). The flagship...

Press Release: GIZ-funded project establishes 60 cassava commercial seed entrepreneurs to...

The GIZ-funded Cassava & Maize Value Chain Project has established 60 cassava commercial seed entrepreneurs in Ogun and Oyo state as part of efforts...

IITA boss receives prestigious award for championing youth in agriculture programs

The Association of Deans of Agriculture in Nigeria Universities (ADAN) has honored the Director-General of the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), Dr. Nteranya...