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The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) Wins the 2018 African Food Prize

The African Food Prize has been awarded to the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), based in Ibadan, Nigeria, in recognition of the steady stream of innovations for which it has been responsible since its foundation in 1967. In the intervening years, IITA scientists have developed hundreds of improved, high-yielding varieties of crops including close Continue Reading

2018 Africa Food Prize Awarded to the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA)

Africa Food Prize Awarded to Agricultural Research Institute for Leadership and Innovation in Finding Solutions to the Continent’s Most Pressing Challenges International Institute for Tropical Agriculture (IITA) recognized for generating solutions on and off the farm that have improved the lives of millions in the face of climate change, a surge of crop pests and Continue Reading