International Institute for Tropical AgricultureThe International Institute for Tropical Agriculture
(IITA) is situated in the Nigerian
city of Ibadan
. It was established in 1967
with the aim of improving food production in the tropics and developing sustainable production.
It is part of the Consulative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR).
IITA has research stations in Nigeria, Benin, Cameroon, the Ivory Coast and Uganda.
External link and reference
- Robert Stock. Africa South of the Sahara: a geographical interpretation. C 1995 The Guilford Press. New York. ISBN: 0-89862-406-1
- IITA homepage