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

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

AfriSMC Press Briefing (Africa Seed Industry)

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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,...

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

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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

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

Expert Reaction to Adaptation and Mitigation to Climate Change in Africa

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Prof Shem Wandiga,Former Director of the Institute for Climate Change and Adaptation, said: “In Africa continent, adaption is the only thing we can do. And...

Embargo: 20.30 PM[NAIROBI time] Wednesday 24th March 2021

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PRESS RELEASE The Lancet: First continent-wide analysis confirms Africa’s second COVID-19 wave was more severe than its first **Country-level data available in the article** Almost 3 million COVID-19...

EXPERT COMMENT ON COVID-19 VACCINE AND MYTHS

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Prof. Phelix Majiwa,Virologist and Professor, Faculty of Veterinary Science at the University of Pretoria, South Africa,said: “I am very familiar with majority of the vaccines...