New partnership with FUTA to strengthen agricultural research in Africa
IITA has reaffirmed its commitment to enhancing African agricultural research through a strategic partnership with the Federal University of Technology Akure (FUTA). The collaboration agreement signed on 26 January aims to strengthen existing ties and pave the way for future joint initiatives.
During the signing ceremony, the Vice Chancellor of FUTA, Prof. Adenike Temidayo Oladiji, emphasized the significance of formalizing the collaboration, citing the university’s need for technical expertise and academic building. She expressed her appreciation for IITA’s resources, which had been instrumental, even during her academic pursuits, and voiced confidence in IITA’s capacity to contribute to FUTA’s academic community.