The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) will be hosting a webinar on September 29 on the art of scaling: Tools for scaling in a project in a better way and how to build partnerships about scaling.
Along with partners from the NextGen Cassava Breeding Project, researchers at International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) have discovered new details about the genetic architecture of cassava, which is one of Africa’s most vital crops.
The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture’s (IITA) Start Them Early Programme (STEP) in Nigeria organised an implementation workshop towards the rapid expansion of the programme in six secondary schools across the six geopolitical zones in Oyo State.
In Tanzania, the East Africa Highland cooking banana, matooke, is a hugely popular food. With the impending release of the first-ever high-yielding hybrids of matooke on the horizon, researchers took the opportunity to exhibit them at this year’s annual agricultural show Nane Nane in the country.
IITA’s GoSeed in Ibadan and Umudike Seeds based at the National Root Crops Research Institute (NRCRI), Umuahia, have jointly commissioned two brand new 18-ton trucks to ease logistical challenges in moving cassava seed.