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Welcome IITA!

Tuesday, November 29, 2016  
Posted by: EFV

Excellence Through Stewardship is thrilled to welcome the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA). IITA’s membership marks its commitment to the best quality management and product stewardship practices. Headquartered in Nigeria and with biotechnology operations in Kenya, Nigeria, and other stations, IITA joins more than 30 other companies and research groups who have implemented ETS’s globally accepted program.

IITA is a non-for-profit institution that generates agricultural innovations to meet Africa’s most pressing challenges of hunger, malnutrition, poverty, and natural resource degradation. Working with various partners across sub-Saharan Africa, IITA improves livelihoods, enhances food and nutrition security, increases employment, and preserves natural resource integrity. It is a member of CGIAR, a global agriculture research partnership for a food secure future. IITA aims to enhance the efficiency and impact of its research on crop improvement, conservation of biological diversity, and natural resources management by integrating innovative biotechnological approaches towards the mission of increasing ‘agricultural production, food security, and income in the tropics, especially in Africa


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