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Nestle partners IITA to improve livelihoods of farmers

NESTLE has joined forces with the International Institute for Tropical Agriculture (IITA) Ibadan, the biggest agricultural research institute in Africa, to increase crops’ productivity, guarantee food security and improve the incomes of resource-poor farmers.

Speaking during a courtesy visit to the IITA, the Executive Vice President (Operations and GLOBE) for Nestle S.A. of Switzerland, Mr. Jose Lopez said the collaboration with IITA is in tandem with Nestle principle of Creating Shared Value for business and society.

He said that the company invests in those areas where the potential for joint value creation is the greatest and seeks collaborative action with relevant stakeholders such as IITA.


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