Since 2006 the University of California at Davis Plant Breeding Academy has trained 114 crop breeders from 26 countries. Now the university has announced plans for a new African Plant Breeding Academy to be held in Nairobi, Kenya.
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In a communique issued at the conclusion of a recent conference in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, participants stated that “National and regional regulatory bodies are essential to successful continental quality assurance harmonization in Africa.”
Maxwell M. Mkwezalamba, director of economic affairs for the African Union Commission, states that prompt action is necessary to stem the tide.