The Africa Rice Center (AfricaRice) Board of Trustees has approved the Center’s Development Plan for 2014-2020, which proposes a stronger presence of the Center in Eastern and Central Africa in response to the growing demand from its member countries to enhance rice research and development (R&D) capacity in the two sub-regions.
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Increasing the quota of women in research transcends the clamor for gender mainstreaming; it is all about improving productivity and efficiency, says IITA Director General Dr Nteranya Sanginga.
The Babati District in North Eastern Tanzania is one of the intervention areas of the IITA-led Africa RISING project. Project partners and the Babati District Council have launched the Babati District research-for-development (R4D) platform to support …
The Director General of the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) Dr Nteranya Sanginga has called on Governments to make use of the potential in agriculture to create wealth and jobs.
In far-flung Seloto Village, Babati district, Manyara Region, Northern Tanzania, a trail-blazing farmer participating in the Africa RISING project shows researchers how farming system integration works.