The International Institute for Tropical Agriculture, IITA Abuja has indicated its interest to participate in a one-day event, Campus France, organized by the French Embassy.
The event is scheduled to take place in Paris on 5 June.
Campus France focuses on education and agriculture and is a platform for universities and research centers in Africa to interface with French research centers and universities.
Leila Mathieu, Science and Higher Education Attaché at the French Embassy in Nigeria confirmed the successful award of the grant on Adaptation to Climate Change – a two-year project to build the capacity of seven universities in Nigeria.
She also revealed her interest to facilitate bringing the French National Research Institute for Development, IRD, to Nigeria.