Tag: IITA

In Ghana’s cocoa industry, a strong push to make farms ‘climate-smart’

A consortium involving the International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT), the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), the Rainforest Alliance, Root Capital, and the Sustainable Food Lab is gaining ground to ensure Ghana’s most important crop — cacao — survives, thrives, and even contributes to reducing greenhouse gas emissions despite climate change. The organizations are working to promote climate-smart agricultural… Read more →

Job Opportunity: Field Liaison Officer, IITA Ghana Country Office

Organisation: International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) Position: Field Liaison Officer General: The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) is a not-for-profit institution that generates agricultural innovation to meet Africa’s most pressing challenges of hunger, malnutrition, poverty, and natural resource degradation. Working with various partners across sub-Saharan Africa, we improve livelihoods, enhance food and nutrition security, increase employment, and preserve… Read more →

Call for proposals: The Rockefeller Foundation Cassava Innovation Challenge

Launched by the Rockefeller Foundation, Dalberg Global Development Advisors, and the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture, The Rockefeller Foundation Cassava Innovation Challenge will grant up to $1 million dollars to innovators with novel solutions that tackle food loss and spoilage in the cassava value chain. Applications are open until July 8, 2016 at 11:59PM EST Frequently asked questions (FAQs) Challenge… Read more →