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BioInnovate Africa Programme

BioInnovate Africa Programme

BioInnovate Africa (https://bioinnovate-africa.org/) is a regional innovation-driven bioeconomy initiative in eastern Africa, supported by the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida). BioInnovate Africa enables scientists and innovators in eastern Africa universities, research institutes and firms to translate innovative biological-based research ideas and technologies into practical uses for the benefit of society. BioInnovate Africa is based at and managed by the International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology (icipe) in Nairobi, Kenya, and currently operates in eight Eastern Africa countries namely: Burundi, Ethiopia, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Kenya, Rwanda, South Sudan, Tanzania, and Uganda.