IITA and Partners launch the Enterprise Breeding System tool (EBS) to strengthen maize Breeders capacity

  IITA in collaboration with Enterprise inbreeding (EIB) and the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) has launched the Enterprise Breeding System tool (EBS) to strengthen the capacity of maize breeders and research support staff in key elements of breeding excellence in data management. The launching comes after a…

Dajie Odok wins Africa’s Best Radio Reporter Award

Mozambique, 23 March 2022 – Dajie Odok announced ‘Best Radio Reporter’ on the continent at the Open Forum for Agricultural Biotechnology, OFAB-Africa Media Awards 2021, themed ‘Bringing Prosperity through Biotechnology.’ The announcement comes after Odok was named ‘Best Radio Reporter 2021’ in the radio category at the 5th edition of…

IITA Women’s Group Gives Scholarship to Children of Staff

Ibadan, Nigeria, 15 March 2022 – The IITA Women’s Group organized a scholarship award ceremony with the theme, “Youth Empowerment through Education”, to celebrate and recognize 12 children of staff who emerged winners of the 2021 scholarship award out of the 74 students who participated in the scholarship interview which…

IITA Celebrates the 2022 International Women’s Day with a Walk

International Women’s Day – Staff and pupils from the International School of the International Institute of tropical agriculture IITA joined the rest of the world to celebrate women on March 8, 2022, with a commemoration walk on campus from the institute’s wellness center to the conference center. The theme for…

IITA Chief, Dr. Sanginga Receives a Traditional Title in Nigeria

The Director-General of the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture, IITA, Dr. Nteranya Sanginga, has been conferred the title of Aare Afurugbin Ola of the Source (Lead Sower of Wealth and Prosperity of the House Oduduwa) by the Ooni of Ife, His Imperial Majesty, Oba Enitan Adeyeye, Ojaja II at Ile…

IITA Radio Producer, Dajie wins OFAB Nigeria Award

Radio IITA Producer Dajie Odok emerged as the ‘Best Reporter of the Year’ Radio Category at the 5th edition of the Open Forum on Agricultural Biotechnology (OFAB) Nigeria Annual Media Awards. The event, held on 11 November in Abuja, was organized by the National Biotechnology Development Agency (NABDA), the Agricultural…