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The new Africa -- green shoots in biosciences
Date:2/15/2014

chnologies in economic transformation, examples of new genetics research on local crops, work to encourage young future farmers and the current state of government policy:

  • Mohamed H. Hassan, Academy of Sciences for the Developing World
    Biosciences in Africa's Economic Transformation

  • Andrew Kiggundu, National Agro-Biotechnology Center, Uganda
    Bioscience-Based Research for African Staple Crops

  • Diran Makinde, New Partnership for Africa's Development, Burkina Faso
    Crop Biotechnology and Biosafety in Africa

  • Walter Alhassan, Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa, Ghana
    African Biotechnology Stewardship Initiative for High Quality Crops

  • Daniel Otunge, African Agricultural Technology Foundation, Kenya
    Biosciences Strategic Communication in Africa

  • Margaret Karembu, International Service for the Acquisition of Agri-Biotech Applications, AfriCenter, Kenya Preparing Youth for High-Tech Agriculture

The presentations will be followed by a wide-ranging question and answer session and general discussion.


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