Please join us for a presentation and panel discussion on plant biotechnology in Africa as it stands today. Learn how new technology and progressive policies could advance global development goals and improve food security. Hear experts discuss the possible contributions of biotechnology to rural economies, its linkages to economic growth, and barriers to adoption. The audience will include watch parties at U.S. Embassies in Ethiopia, Nigeria, and Kenya.
Ambassador Patricia Haslach
Acting Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs, U.S. Department of State
Director, Plant Production and Protection Dvision, Food and Agriculture Organization
Water Efficient Maize for Africa Project Manager, African Agricultural Technology Foundation
Modesta Nnedinso Abugu
Program Assistant, Open Forum on Agricultural Biotechnology in Africa, Nigeria Chapter