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IITA, CIMMYT to enhance adoption of Conservation Agriculture in Southern Africa

The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) and the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) recently launched a project that aims to investigate the drivers and barriers to adoption of Conservation Agriculture (CA) in southern Africa and to develop strategies for achieving adoption and impact at scale. The project, Understanding and Enhancing Adoption of Conservation Agriculture

Agriculture

IITA, CIMMYT to enhance adoption of Conservation Agriculture in Southern Africa

The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) and the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) recently launched a project that aims to investigate the drivers and barriers to adoption of Conservation Agriculture (CA) in southern Africa and to develop strategies for achieving adoption and impact at scale. The project, Understanding and Enhancing Adoption of Conservation Agriculture

Health

64 nations formally sign up to COVAX facility

64 higher-income economies are pooling financial and scientific resources, to insure themselves against the failure of any individual vaccine candidate and secure successful vaccines in a cost-effective, targeted way. These 64 economies include commitments from 35 economies as well as the European Commission which will procure doses on behalf of 27 EU member states plus Norway and Iceland.

Agriculture

IITA, CIMMYT to enhance adoption of Conservation Agriculture in Southern Africa

The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) and the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) recently launched a project that aims to investigate the drivers and barriers to adoption of Conservation Agriculture (CA) in southern Africa and to develop strategies for achieving adoption and impact at scale. The project, Understanding and Enhancing Adoption of Conservation Agriculture

Environment

Threatened biodiversity a recipe for the outbreak of pandemics in Africa

By Checky Abuje Biodiversity holds the key for a healthy planet but with the current trends of environmental destruction, the planet has been left at the risk of every attack including the pandemics (Covid-19) that have left scientists, governments and other non-state actors scratching their heads for a solution. In a report released by “Living

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