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Agriculture: Africa's 'engine for growth'
Date:10/8/2009

n (University of Leeds-Centre for Plant Sciences, UK)
  • Melaku Gedil (IITA, Ibadan, Nigeria)
  • Michael Meztlaff (Bayer BioScience N.V., Belgium)
  • Khaled Masmoudi (Plant Molecular Genetics Laboratory, Centre of Biotechnology of Sfax, Sfax, Tunisia)
  • Marc van Montagu (Gent University-Institute of Plant Biotechnology for Developing Countries, Belgium)
  • Jonathan Jones (Sainsbury Laboratory, John Innes Centre, UK)
  • Ingo Potrykus (Humanitarian Golden Rice Board & Network)
  • Dominique Michaud (University of Laval, Quebec, Canada)

    Chairs Include:

    • Rachel Chikwamba (CSIR, Pretoria, South Africa)
    • Ignatious Ncube (University of Limpopo, Department of Biochemistry, Microbiology and Biotechnology, South Africa)
    • Riekert Van Heerden (South African Sugarcane Research Institute (SASRI), South Africa)
    • Percy Chimwamurombe (University of Namibia - Dept of Biological Sciences, Namibia)
    • Karl Kunert (University of Pretoria-FABI, South Africa)

    In addition to offers of platform presentations and posters from Africa, we are also hoping to receive offers from European countries on their work related to this topic.


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