Our work at the AfriCenter would be incomplete without delivering the benefits of biotechnology tools to farmers and in the process, boosting food production, enhancing food security and contributing to poverty alleviation. We believe that this can best be achieved by facilitating the transfer of appropriate crop biotechnology applications to farmers.
An important component of our technology transfer program is to strengthen the capacity of stakeholders to evaluate, regulate, and deploy these new technologies safely and responsibly. AfriCenter has, over the years, developed unique and cost-effective technology transfer models that are now being emulated by others to accelerate acceptance and uptake of crop biotechnology. These include: