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African Agricultural Technology Foundation – AATF
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Ag4Impact – Imperial College
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
The CAMBRIDGE-AFRICA Programme
Cambridge University Stategic Initiative on Global Food Security
CGIAR
The Department for International Development – DFID
Donald Danforth Plant Science Center
Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa – FARA
Farm Africa
Farming First
Global Food Security
Harvard Kennedy School
International Food Policy Research Institute – IFPRI – Member of CGIAR Consortium
International Rice Research Institute – IRRI
The International Service for the Acquisition of Agri-biotech Applications – ISAAA
John Innes Centre
Journal of World Agriculture
National Agricultural Research Organisation – NARO (Uganda)
African Biosafety Network of Expertise – ABNE, part of NEPAD
National Institute of Agricultural Botany – NIAB
Open Forum on Agricultural Biotechnology – OFAB
Rockefeller Foundation
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The essays:

Preface
Brian Heap and David Bennett

Biosciences in Africa’s economic transformation
Calestous Juma (Kenya, USA)
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The right to food in a changing world
Phil Bloomer (UK)
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Seed: hope for smallholder farmers?
Joe DeVries (Kenya)
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Can the supply of quality seed match demand?
Dannie Romney, Roger Day, Daniel Karanja and Niels Louwars (Kenya, Netherlands)
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The Biosciences eastern and central Africa Hub
Segenet Kelemu (Kenya)
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Training for the future of food security
Eric Yirenkyi Danquah (Ghana)
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Biofortified sorghum: lessons for biotechnology
Florence Wambugu (Kenya)
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Achieving water efficiency with maize
Denis T. Kyetere, Sylvester O. Oikeh and Grace Wachoro (Kenya)
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Where will the water come from?
Nick Moon (Kenya)
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South Africa: an early adopter of GM crops
Jennifer A. Thomson (South Africa)
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Biotechnology and small-scale farmers: an industry viewpoint
Julian Little (UK)
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Private-sector R&D, supply chains and the small farmer
Marco Ferroni (Switzerland)
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SABIMA: an initiative for safe and high-quality GM crops
Walter S. Alhassan (Ghana)
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Preparing youth for high-tech agriculture
Margaret Karembu (Kenya)
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Risks to biodiversity: real or imaginary?
Ghillean T. Prance (UK)
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Hazards and benefits of GM crops: a case study
David Baulcombe (UK)
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Do patents hold up progress in food security?
Sean Butler (UK)
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Genetically modified crops: a moral imperative?
Jürgen Mittelstrass (Germany)
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Postscript
Brian Heap and David Bennett
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