Exploring sustainable agriculture and empowering the next generation through international collaborations

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In a move to strengthen international collaborations and witness the impact of Dutch-funded initiatives in Nigeria, IITA Deputy Director General, Corporate Services (DDG-CS) Hilde Koper-Limbourg, welcomed the Dutch Agricultural Counsellor Inge Tenniglo who paid a visit to IITA headquarters in Ibadan recently. During the welcome remarks at the event, Koper-Limbourg reiterating the long, strong working relationship between IITA and the Netherlands Government and appreciated the Government of the Netherland for supporting projects in IITA and the CGIAR.

Tenniglo’s visit to IITA focused on two Netherlands-funded projects—Insects4Feed and the Youth in Agribusiness and Sustainable Agriculture (YAS) program. The Insects4Feed project is a ground-breaking initiative to transform agriculture through insect farming by developing a sustainable local insect production sector in Nigeria. This sector is envisioned to provide the domestic aquaculture and poultry industry with nutrient-rich, high-quality, affordable feed resources. Tenniglo witnessed the strides made by the project during her visit.

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