Collaboration between IITA and Sudan will put smiles on The faces of farmers – Dr. Nteranya Sanginga DG IITA

“IITA Director General, Dr Sanginga addresses presidential delegation from Sudan seeking collaboration on cassava transformation …Sudan and IITA sign MoU”   The Director General of the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), Dr Nteranya Sanginga has said that the collaboration between IITA and Sudan will put smiles on the faces of farmers in the northern […]

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Scientists’ breakthrough brings hope for banana resistance breeding to deadly bacterial wilt disease

A team led by scientists from the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) have announced a breakthrough in the search for banana varieties that are resistant to the lethal bacterial banana wilt disease. This debunks the notion that all banana varieties are susceptible to the disease and opens the possibility of breeding resistant varieties. Scientists’-breakthrough-brings-hope-for-banana-resistance-breeding-to-deadly-bacterial-wilt-disease […]

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FG to work with AARDO to boost rural agriculture ―Lokpobiri

THE Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development FMARD has reiterated its commitment to strengthen its existing partnership with the African-Asian Rural Development Organisation (AARDO),- an international Inter- Government Organisation formed in Cairo, Egypt in 1962. The Minister of State Senator Heineken Lokpobiri gave the assurance in Abuja while receiving the delegation of AARDO lead […]

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