IITA, icipe, CABI: Developing a strategy to combat invasive species in Africa

IITA, together with the International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology (icipe) and the Centre for Agriculture and Bioscience International (CABI), organized a two-day workshop to develop a comprehensive strategy to deal with invasive species in Africa. The multi-stakeholder event brought together more than 100 participants from across the globe representing research organizations, national institutions, economic communities, the public and private sectors, and donor organizations.

May-Guri Saethre, IITA’s Deputy Director General, Research for Development, was the co-chair of the workshop’s steering committee and led a team of scientists who are working on invasive species across Africa.

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