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Universities as Key Centres for Biotechnology Research, Development and Innovation in Africa

A panel discussion focusing on biotechnology in Kenya was held during the commemoration of this year’s African Scientific Revival day. ‘Has Biotechnology worked for Kenya?’ – this was the title of the session whose panel consisted of Dr. Francis Nang’ayo, manager regulatory affairs at African Agricultural Technology foundation (AATF-Africa); Dr. Susan Musembi, an animal biotechnologist … Continue reading

Events / Innovation / Pharmaceutical / Seminar

African Pharmaceutical Production: Myth or reality?

Africa has exhibited tremendous economic growth in the recent past, and currently contributes 3% of the global gross domestic product (GDP). Along this growth has been an increase in population growth, which undisputedly has seen increased spending as well as a rocketing medical budget. Africa can also be described to be a continent with a … Continue reading