R-L: The Advisor to the Chancellor and Director of Africa Initiative, Washington University in St. Louis, Benjamin Ola Akande; Chancellor, Washington University in St. Louis, Mark S. Wrighton; and IITA Director General, Dr Nteranya Sanginga during IITA … Continue reading IITA and Washington University in St. Louis aim to jointly tackle poverty, hunger, and youth unemployment
Aflatoxin in food is a 44-year-old problem in Ghana. Aflatoxin is furtive – a hidden and silent killer. Aflasafe GH02 reduces aflatoxin by up to 100%. ACCRA, GHANA, 29TH JUNE 2018 – With the official launch of Aflasafe GH02 in Accra today, Ghana joins … Continue reading Ghana guns for gold in food-safety goal, using Aflasafe GH02 to fight aflatoxin in food
OUAGADOUGOU, BURKINA FASO, 26th June 2018 – Today, Aflasafe BF01 was officially launched in Burkina Faso to fight aflatoxin in the country’s food. Aflatoxin is a real and present danger – but tests have shown that Aflasafe BF01, the product specially t … Continue reading Kicking aflatoxin out of Burkina Faso’s food with Aflasafe BF01
IITA has been commended for its role in promoting improved nutrition and global food security through the engagement of youth in agriculture at a conference organized by the Global Institute for Food Security (GIFS) tagged “Emerging technologies for Gl … Continue reading IITA participates in global conference on nutrition and food security
The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) and Pennsylvania State University, USA, have collaborated to develop and launch Nuru, an Artificially Intelligent Assistant. Nuru (Swahili for light) uses machine learning to accurately recogni … Continue reading African farmers get new help against cassava diseases: Nuru, their artificially intelligent assistant
A high-powered delegation from Kenya’s Ministry of Agriculture and Irrigation led by the Cabinet Secretary (CS), Hon. Mwangi Kiunjuri, recently visited the Aflasafe manufacturing plant jointly built and operated by IITA and the Kenya Agricultural Livestock and Research Organization (KALRO).
Representatives of the Greening Youth Foundation went bird watching at the IITA lakeside during their courtesy visit to the IITA Forest Center, Ibadan on 21 March 2018. Photo: A. Ajayi Atlanta, GA – Greening Youth Foundation (GYF) and the International … Continue reading GYF and IITA partner to promote relevant cross cultural environmental education in Nigeria
A new pest—a second introduced armyworm species—has been discovered in West and Central Africa!
The Cameroon chapter of the Empowering Novel Agri-Business-Led Employment (ENABLE) Youth Program has now started in earnest with the signing of an agreement between the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MINADER) and IITA.
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