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Agri-biotech in sub-Saharan Africa – a new free online resource

13.06.2007
SciDev.Net today launches a new online resource: Agri-biotech in sub-Saharan Africa

The SciDev.Net spotlight highlights the current status and future prospects for agricultural biotechnology in sub-Saharan Africa. The collection includes a review of the changing attitudes to biotechnology in the region and facts and figures outlining existing initiatives.

Key stakeholders also debate controversial issues including:
·how best to achieve unified regulation in the region;
·what hopes there are for establishing a biosafety law in Kenya; and
·whether Africa is ready for pharmaceutical crops.
In addition the spotlight introduces a selection of the Internet's most relevant and useful documents and websites.

For more information and commentary on GM and non-GM advances in agricultural biotechnology visit SciDev.Net's online agri-biotech dossier.

All SciDev.Net material is free to reproduce provided the organisation and author are credited.

Jemima Tonks | alfa
Further information:
http://www.scidev.net/agribiotech/sub-saharan_africa

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