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Fellow
Sanginga
Nteranya
Current position: 
Director General
Current nationality: 
Congo, Dem. Rep.
Current residence: 
Nigeria
Affiliation/Institution: 
International Institute of Tropical Agriculture, Consortium of International Agricultural Research Centers (IITA, CGIAR)
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Sanginga has been director general of the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) since 2011. He has more than 35 years of experience in international agricultural research and development, research administration and management, and resource mobilization, particularly in the fields of applied microbial ecology, plant nutrition, and integrated natural resources management in Africa, Latin America, and Southeast Asia. Before joining IITA, he was director of the Nairobi-based Tropical Soil Biology and Fertility Institute of the Centro Internacional de Agricultura Tropical (CIAT-TBSF, 2003-2011). His career has focused on mentoring and capacity building of young scientists, entrepreneurship, and agriculture/agribusiness in Africa. He has published more than 120 research articles in peer-reviewed international journals and was honored with the International Foundation for Science Sven Brohult Award for his contribution to agricultural and agroforestry research. Born in DR Congo (DRC), Sanginga did most of his postgraduate training at IITA and his PhD in Agronomy/Soil Microbiology under a joint program in DRC, Burundi, and Rwanda. Under his leadership, IITA has tran
Sustainable Development Goals: 
1 - No poverty
2 - Zero hunger
3 - Good health and well-being
8 - Decent work and economic growth
9 - Industry, innovation and infrastructure
13 - Climate action
16 - Peace, justice and strong institutions
17 - Partnerships for the goals
Keywords: 
Research, R4D
Elected
2021
Place of Birth: 
Bukavu
Country of birth: 
Democratic Republic of Congo

Date of birth

9
December
1953
Section:
01-Agricultural Sciences
Last updated on 25/06/2021