PUBLIC LECTURE: Lifting Africans out of poverty
|Lifting Africans out of poverty : an overview of the strategy and activities of the International Institute for Tropical Agriculture (IITA)
The International Institute for Tropical Agriculture (IITA)
sets clear targets: by 2020 its research efforts will have contributed to lifting 11 million Africans out of poverty and to restoring 7.5 million hectares of land into sustainable use.
IITA's Deputy Director General for Research, Prof Ylva Hilbur, will provide an overiew of: the institute's scientific focus, its priority areas for future investment, its role in the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR), its initiatives to build public/private partnerships and its activities to stimulate youth employment and entrepreneurship in the agricultural sector.
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