Monthly Archives

October 2014

Western Africa

New project to boost yam production in West Africa

A new project that will develop new varieties of yam and enhance its breeding capabilities and partnerships in the West Africa region will soon be launched. Smallholder farmers in the main yam-growing areas of West Africa will benefit from…

Central Africa

IITA Kalambo moves from paper to electronic survey

The socioeconomic unit of IITA-Kalambo, in collaboration with colleagues from Nairobi-Kenya, Uganda, and HQ-Ibadan, organized an 8-day training on 1-11 September on the use of e.survey tools (tablets) to conduct household surveys. The training was conducted in the context…