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Biosciences-for-Farming-in-Africa1African farmers could double or treble their yields just by using better quality seed varieties and improved agricultural practices.

B4FA is a not-for-profit initiative with no commercial interests set to raise the level of awareness and understanding of the potential for traditional and modern genetic techniques in improving agriculture. These include both conventional crop breeding and targeted genetic modification.

B4FA provides comprehensive and balanced information to assist farmers in establishing the tools that work best in their local context to unlock the potential of African agriculture.

This project was made possible through the support of grants from  the Malaysian Commonwealth Studies Centre . The opinions expressed on this site are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the the Malaysian Commonwealth Studies Centre.