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Western Africa

Study finds gaps in Nigeria’s extension system

Atser, presenting the findings of the extension study in China. A study on the training needs assessment of extension agents in Nigeria has revealed several gaps and constraints that have limited the effectiveness of the extension service in the…

Western Africa

Abuja station attracts Polish investors

Agricultural investors from Poland have indicated interest in partnering with IITA to help in improving Nigeria’s agricultural development. This was announced during the visit of a three-person team of Polish investors led by Ewa Olszewska, the International Project Manager,…

Western Africa

Study details measures for conserving rainforests in Africa

IITA Forest Reserve. Reporting on the strategies employed in rehabilitating and conserving four rainforests in Benin and southwestern Nigeria, Deni Bown, Head, IITA Forest Unit; Peter Neuenschwander, IITA Benin; and partners from CREDI-ONG demonstrated that a combination of closed-off…