During his trip to IITA-Kalambo on 31 August, DG Nteranya Sanginga visited the Centre de Recherche en Sciences Naturelles de Lwiro (CRSN/LWIRO), one of IITA’s national research partners based in Bukavu, to meet with CRSN/LWIRO Director General Prof. Jean Marie Mushagalusa.
Aujourd’hui à Dakar, le Sénégal comme la Gambie feront une percée technologique dans la lutte contre les aflatoxines. L’Institut International d’Agriculture tropicale (IITA) vient de signer un accord de licence et de transfert de technologie avec BAMTAARE SERVICES SA pour la fabrication locale d’Aflasafe SN01 et sa distribution au Sénégal et en Gambie.
Researchers have deciphered the complete sequence of one of the major food crops in Africa—the white Guinea yam.
IITA Director General Nteranya Sanginga recently visited the Kenya Agriculture and Livestock Research Organization (KALRO) station at Katumani, Kenya, to assess the progress of the ongoing construction of a plant that would manufacture and supply AflasafeKE01 to smallholder farmers in the country.
Scientists have now shed more light on how a farmers’ variety in Tanzania is able to tolerate the deadly viral Cassava Brown Streak Disease (CBSD) disease after infection, showing limited symptoms and impact on yield.
Representatives from the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) met with IITA officials on 25 August in Ibadan to discuss partnership opportunities.
Catholic Relief Services (CRS) and IITA have formalized their ongoing strategic partnership to leverage their complementary strengths better to achieve common goals.
The AfricaYam project organized a seminar for the Yam Community of Practice (YCoP) with the theme: “YamBase: Integrating breeding tools to speed up yam breeding activities and data management in West Africa… Where are we?” at IITA, Ibadan, on 18 August to create awareness, encourage interaction, and exchange ideas about the YamBase platform.
Why are these two cassava varieties—Namikonga and Albert—grown by farmers in Tanzania, able to withstand the devastating Cassava Brown Streak Disease (CBSD) and Cassava Mosaic Disease (CMD), respectively, while other varieties cannot?
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