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Southern Africa

AGCO to partner with IITA on agricultural mechanization

The labor-intensive activities undertaken by African farmers in the production and postharvest processing of cassava justify mechanization. Impressed by IITA’s work on cassava, senior managers from AGCO International GmbH visited IITA-Zambia on 29 May to propose a partnership to…

Southern Africa

New project impresses visiting USAID mission

The consortium of CGIAR Centers implementing the Feed the Future project Malawi Improved Seed Systems and Technologies received a vote of confidence when a visiting team from the USAID headquarters as well as USAID/Malawi mission expressed their satisfaction after…

Southern Africa

The SUN rises for maternal and child health in Zambia

In many countries in sub-Saharan Africa, governments and communities are adopting innovations that improve the lives of millions through better agricultural production to diversify household diets and enhance nutritional status especially of poor subsistence-based farming households. In Zambia, IITA…