Research and Extension Critical to Boosting Maize Productivity in West Africa …Dr Badu Apraku

… As African Scientists Meet in IITA Nigeria to Strategise against the Challenges of Stresses on Maize in the West African Region A foremost maize breeder at the International Institute for Tropical Agriculture (IITA) Ibadan, Dr Badu Apraku, has stated that research and extension are the twin critical tool for boosting maize productivity and farmers’ income in the West African subregion. He said this during his opening remarks at the annual review and planning meeting of the Stress-Tolerant Maize for Africa (STMA) Project, from 2nd to 5th May 2017 at IITA Ibadan. The meeting is the gathering of scientists,...

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