Tanzania team holds financial management workshop for partners

Saturday, April 12th, 2014

The SARD-SC Tanzania Team held a one-day Financial Management Workshop for project partners and their Accountants in February 2014, at the IITA Office in Dar es Salam. The purpose of the workshop was to acquaint the participants with the accounting, procurement rules and procedures of the African Development Bank(AFDB), the SARD-SC project sponsor, before funds were disbursed to them. The Bank has a set of guidelines which the partners are expected to adhere to for the preparation of their reports. Dr. ...

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Training of trainers’ workshop on processing of cassava products

Wednesday, April 9th, 2014

The DR. Congo cassava value chain team will hold a training of trainers’ workshop on processing 22 cassava based products. The event will take place from the 15th -30th April 2014, at the IITA Kalambo office, Bukavu, DR. Congo.

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Scientists meet to strengthen agronomic component of SARD-SC cassava value chain

Thursday, April 3rd, 2014

Thirteen scientists convened at the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) Kampala, Uganda, recently, to brainstorm on how to develop the agronomic component /unit of the institute. This is essential for strengthening the agronomy unit in terms of personnel, research work and protocols for research. Hence, participants at the event included eight researchers from the cassava component of the Support for Agricultural Research and Development of Strategic Crops(SARD-SC) project, four from IITA Kampala and one from Kathiolieke University of Leuven ...

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IITA/SARD-SC project and partners hold workshop on youth entrepreneurship in agriculture

Thursday, April 3rd, 2014

The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture(IITA)  and the Alliance  for a Green Revolution in Africa(AGRA), in partnership  with the SARD-SC project  will hold a  workshop on Engagement of  Youth Entrepreneurship for Agricultural Transformation in Africa, from the  28th  – 30th  May 2014. The  event  which will  bring all interested  stakeholders  together  to brainstorm and develop  the  Pan African Youth  in agric business  takes  place  at the  IITA Headquarters, Ibadan, Oyo State.

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