Encouraging Open Discussion on Agricultural Biotechnology in Africa

Saturday, 14 February 2015: 10:00 AM-11:30 AM
Room LL21A (San Jose Convention Center)
Daniel Otunge, African Agricultural Technology Foundation, Nairobi, Kenya
This talk will show how an African network has facilitated the flow of information on biotechnology from the scientific community to policy makers and the general public. What are the social, ethical and political considerations when discussing biotechnology in Africa and what are the opportunities for change?