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).

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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.

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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.

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