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AfriSMC Press Briefing (Africa Seed Industry)

What: Africa’s evolving seed industry: fostering access to high-quality seeds by small holder farmers for food security and climate resilience.            When:  Thursday, September 30,...

How does IPCC work?

Dr. Joseph Nzau Mutemi, one of the Lead Authors of the just-released 2021 Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report and Scientist at the...

Top scientist urges Kenya to take new approach to regulating gene editing crops

Subjecting Kenya’s gene-edited crops to the same regulations as those developed through genetic modification could unnecessarily slow their release to farmers and consumers, warned...

Press Release: Kenya Should not Regulate Genome-edited Crops as Genetically Modified Crops, Expert Says

Naivasha, 31st August, 2021-With the increase in population and demands for more food, African countries are looking for ways of boosting food production. This...

Explainer on Covid-19 Vaccines improving Surfactant Levels in the Lungs

Prof. Barack Abonyo Prof. Medical Physiology and Registrar Planning, Partnerships, Research and Innovation, Kibabii University, Kenya "Vaccines improve the level of surfactant. Vaccines are meant to...

SPECIAL GLOBAL MEDIA BRIEFING Topic: Getting your head around the vaccine data

Organized in collaboration with the Australia, New Zealand, UK, USA, Germany, Japan, Israel, Taiwan, Philippines, Thailand, Singapore, Austria, France, Indonesia and Hong Kong media...

Press Release:Large Scale Climate Protection Actions Needed as Africa Rapidly Warms Than the Global Average

Large Scale Climate Protection Actions Needed as Africa Rapidly Warms Than the Global Average Nairobi, 18th August, 2021- In the past decade, global warming has...

Press Release:Survey shows rise in vaccine hesitancy in Ghana

Accra, July 23, 2021: Research led by the University of Southampton into the uptake of the COVID-19 vaccine in Ghana, West Africa has concluded...

Explainer on the June-July- August season in Kenya

Mary Kilavi, Assistant Director Public Weather service, KMD said: “There has been some sort of public outcry this season. Some people feel it is incredibly...

Press Release:African Countries Urged to Conduct Research along COVID-19 Vaccine Roll Out

Nairobi, 12, October,2021- African countries should carry out research along COVID-19 roll out to build on their knowledge concerning the disease among their own...

Press Release:Low Uptake, Lack of Diversity among Challenges Ailing the African Seed Industry

Nairobi, 1 October 2021- Though improved seeds can deliver state of the art technology to farmers: higher yields, diseases and pest resistance, climate change...

Science Africa’s Deputy Executive Director Appointed to UNESCO’s Science Advisory Board

By Sharon Atieno Mr. Daniel Otunge, Science Africa’s Deputy Executive Director, has been nominated to become a member of the Scientific Board of the International...

AfriSMC Press Briefing (Africa Seed Industry)

What: Africa’s evolving seed industry: fostering access to high-quality seeds by small holder farmers for food security and climate resilience.            When:  Thursday, September 30,...

How does IPCC work?

Dr. Joseph Nzau Mutemi, one of the Lead Authors of the just-released 2021 Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report and Scientist at the...