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SAFE DEVELOPMENT AND APPLICATION OF BIOTECHNOLOGY IN AFRICA

20th January 2014 | Biotechnology in Africa

Safe Development and Application of Biotechnology in Africa

Genetically Modified (GM) technology affects human development directly increasing the ability to reduce poverty and expand human capabilities, as is evident through biotechnology innovations in public health, agriculture, energy use, and ICT. Second, biotechnology affects human well-being by enhancing productivity and increasing economic growth and incomes through, among other things, promoting economic growth.

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Biotechnology in Kenya

13th January 2013 | Biotechnology in Kenya

Goverment of Kenya Vision 2030 MTP II

In 2013, Government of Kenya through Vision 2030 Medium Term Plan II made a commitment to making biosciences and biotechnology a priority focus for intensified vibrant cluster of innovations in response needs and improved quality of Kenya citizens. But as the government invests in bioscience sector and infrastructure to support the national and global landscape by advancing bold initiatives, a majority of women population and youth under 35 years of age estimated at 51 percent and 61 percent, respectively will be excluded from both economic and social benefits.

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