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Our Activities: Annual National Biotechnology Essay Contest
Focus Area: Agricultural Biotechnology Research in Uganda
Public Engagement: Building Youth Champions for Science Communication
Outreach: Nurturing the Next Generation of Ugandan Agricultural Scientists
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Could genetic engineering be a valued tool against climate change?

The effects of global climate change will probably impact farmers more than other groups, because farming is almost entirely at the whim of precipitation and temperature.…Read more

Millions Risk Starvation As Droght In AfricaThreatens Humanitarian Crisis

Worst drought in 50 years threatens to devastate population in a number of countries. Millions of people across East and Southern Africa are at risk of starvation, disease and lack of water as possibly the most powerful El Nino on record strengthens.…Read more

East African Scientists And Regulators Undergo Advanced Biosafety Course

International Plant Biotechnology Outreach of VIB and Ghent University, in collaboration with International Potato Center (CIP) conducted a 10-day course on November 4-13, 2015 in Entebbe, Uganda.…Read more

Researchers in Uganda want funds for technology dissemination

Researchers want more investment in the dissemination of technologies being developed in research stations to help farmers cope with climate change.…Read more

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