Monthly Archives

October 2013

Director General

Breaking ground in Lusaka

Welcome to my blog! This is my first official blog post so I hope you will bear with me if I do not get this right the first time. Almost a month ago, I – along with several members…

Southern Africa

Southern Africa region

The IITA Southern African Hub was established barely three years ago. In this short period of time, the hub has rapidly grown from eight scientists to 15 and more than 60 support staff. Our goal is to achieve greater…

Central Africa

Central Africa region

Through a realignment of the IITA strategy, the Central Africa hub of IITA was formally established in 2012 and provides the opportunity to advance the earlier good work in the Central African region to new heights, in terms of…

Eastern Africa

Eastern Africa region

Operating from Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, the Eastern Africa hub covers eight countries with a population of about 250 million people most of who are engaged in agriculture in one way or another. The sector, therefore, has immense potential…

Western Africa

West Africa region

West Africa region Posted on October 7, 2013 The West Africa Hub made significant progress during 2012 in the implementation of research-for-development (R4D) projects with a broad range of partners working towards the achievement of our principal objectives: Sustainable…