National Dialogue on Genetically Modified Crops in Kenya
When: 24 April, 2019
Where: Nairobi, Kenya
What: The dialogue aims at giving various experts an opportunity to address the various concerns among stakeholders dominating adoption of GM crops in Kenya. It will be attended by biotechnology experts, agriculture sector players (farmers, processors, traders), civil society, health professionals, environmentalists, policy makers and media. It will be hosted by the Open Forum on Agricultural Biotechnology in Africa (OFAB) Kenya chapter and the African Women for Biosciences (AWfB).
For more information, visit http://africenter.isaaa.org
Cassava and Starch Africa Summit
When: 22-23 May, 2019
Where: Accra, Ghana
What: The Summit brings together industry stakeholders to discuss innovations in farm mechanization, new cassava processing projects, starch market opportunities, sourcing challenges faced by end users and many more. It gathers cassava and starch stakeholders including plantation owners, researchers, investors and financiers, processors, and end-users.
For more information, visit https://www.cmtevents.com/aboutevent.aspx?ev=190516
International Conference on Engineering and Food Security in Africa
When: 24-25 June, 2019
Where: Tunis, Tunisia
What: The Conference brings together engineers, agricultural experts, food scientists, farmers, policy and decision makers representing various countries and organizations with an interest in food security. The role of technology in the preservation of natural resources and agricultural development in a changing climate is among the main topics for discussion in the conference.
For more information, visit https://www.wfeo.org/