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October 11th, 2017 / Daily Monitor, Uganda

B4FA Fellow Michael Ssali wirties:

Last week, Uganda hosted a three-day high-level conference on the application of science, technology, and innovation in harnessing African agricultural transformation at Speke Resort, Munyonyo.

It attracted delegates from across the world, mainly agricultural biotechnology scientists, farmers’ group leaders, senior science journalists, entrepreneurs, and politicians, among others.

The theme of the conference was: “Integrating the path in Africa’s agricultural transformation.”

The event also coincided with celebration of the 10th anniversary of the Open Forum on Agricultural Biotechnology in Africa (OFAB) a major advocate and supporter of innovative technologies for agricultural transformation.

The celebrations included the recognition of journalists from across Africa for their committed effort in explaining agricultural biotechnology to the public. Read more