Joseph Uponi, Manager of IITA-Ibadan’s Analytical Services Laboratory, was on Tuesday interviewed on Radio Nigeria’s “Guest Platform” radio program and talked about the role of science and technology in the development of agriculture in Nigeria. More specifically, he discussed issues pertaining to food safety, improving crop storage, weed and pest control, the needs and challenges of agriculture in Nigeria, and the importance of public and private sector partnerships in moving forward the agricultural agenda of the country. He also talked about the technologies being developed at IITA that contribute towards addressing these issues.
“Guest Platform” is broadcast on Mondays at 6:30 PM through Radio Nigeria-Ibadan’s Premier FM 93.5 station and is also streamed online at http://www.radionigeriaibadan.com/radio/. The Communication Office will announce when this important 30-minute interview will be broadcast so that staff could tune in.