I.A.R.&T. Reorganizes Research Programmes and Service Units

The director, Institute of Agricultural Research and Training, Professor Veronica Obatolu in a memo dated August 8, 2019 directed to all heads of divisions, programmes and units reorganized research programmes and services units in the Institute by redeploying members of staff. The reorganization took effect from Wednesday 14th August 2019. In the reorganization, four new units were created which are Biometrics and Statistics Unit, Soil Sciences Centre, Life Sciences Centre and Bio Sciences Centre. Furthermore, the erstwhile Product Development Programme (PDP), Trypanotolerant Livestock Improvement Programme (TLIP) and Crop Production Unit were renamed Agricultural Value Addition Programme (AVAP), Livestock Improvement Programme (LIP) and Crop and Seed Production Unit (CSPU) respectively. The director sought for the cooperation of members of staff for the smooth running of the Programmes and Units under the new dispensation. Details to come shortly.