Low-glycemic, high-protein rice – The quest for a perfect food

Rice is a main staple food of more than 2.4 billion people. Rice continues to expand into communities that are traditionally non-rice eating with the increasing levels of cross culture exchange, travel, and tourism. Taste, texture, and ease to prepare are some of the...

World Bank Group Partners with IrriTech

The world Bank Group through the Lagos State Appeals project has partnered with IrriTech to provide farmers in the Rice, Poultry, and Aquaculture value chain with the irritech solar-powered water pumping system. Agro-Processing, Productivity Enhancement, and...

History of International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA)

The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) was established in 1967. Talks about its establishment began in 1962 when the Ford and Rockefeller foundations desired to establish a research center with a mission to increase the output and improve the...