It is some minutes past 1 pm, the sun is blazing, but in the middle of a one-acre piece of plot, James Mwaura smiles as he shows off a promising bean crop. As it turned out, Bahati in Nakuru County, where Mwaura hails from,
A clamor to improve Africa’s agricultural value chains by greater industrialization of many of Africa’s agricultural processes was heard often at the just-completed sixth Africa Agricultural Science Week (AASW6), held in Accra 15–20 Jul 2013 and organized by the Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa.
For eastern Africa countries to transform into bio-economies, it would require collaborative capacity building efforts to create a critical mass of scientists in the field of biosciences.
Seventy kilometers away from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia’s capital city, lays Mojo or Modjo as inhabitants of this town call it. The town got its name from Modjo River that passes through this industrial town.
We are delighted to share with you our esteemed reader the second issue of the Bio-Innovate Program newsletter. In this issue, we are sharing the progress in the Program implementation and the achievements made by our innovation partners in eastern Africa.