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Biotechnology in Africa – Emergence, Initiatives and Future
Tuesday, 2014/08/05 | 08:29:11

The newly published  book Biotechnology in Africa: Emergence, Initiatives and Future contains the summary of biotechnology status in Africa with stress on the importance of political will in solving food and nutritional security in Africa. The book was edited by Florence Wambugu and Daniel Kamanga of Africa Harvest Biotech Foundation.

 

The book offers African voices from multidisciplinary fields to be allowed to set the continent's biotechnology development agenda. According to the authors, Africa's political leaders must see both clear benefits and have elbow-room to drive the change required. This is the way that African governments can employ workable policies, suitable biosafety legislation and regulation, and respond effectively to public-private partnerships.

 

Get more details at http://www.springer.com/chemistry/biotechnology/book/978-3-319-04000-4.

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