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Analyses, Africa's Future... Can Biosciences Contribute?

November 3, 2015 • 11:00 am – 12:30 pm EST

Book Launch

Please join the Global Food Security Project in welcoming the John Templeton Foundation to CSIS. Analyses, a new publication, summarizes key findings and recommendations of projects funded by the Templeton Foundation, which aimed to investigate best practices and policies for implementing genetic modification and other recent advances in genetic technologies in several local crops grown by African smallholder farmers.

Analyses highlights research projects completed by leading researchers, including the CSIS Global Food Security Project’s report Pathways to Productivity: The Role of GMOs for Food Security in Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda .

Opening remarks by:

Christopher Stawski
Vice President for Strategic Program Initiatives,
John Templeton Foundation


Johanna Nesseth Tuttle
Senior Associate,
CSIS Global Food Security Project

Dr. Carl Pray
Professor, Department of Agriculture, Food, and Resource Economics,
Rutgers University

Dr. José Falck-Zepeda
Senior Research Fellow,
International Food Policy Research Institute

Moderated by:

Kimberly Flowers
CSIS Global Food Security Project

This event is made possible by the generous support of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

Kimberly Flowers
Senior Associate (Non-resident), Humanitarian Agenda and Global Food Security Program