BecA / Central Africa / East Africa / ILRI / Kenya / Research

New bioscience research facility to boost innovation

DNA sequencing machineA world-class bioscience research facility that has opened its doors in Nairobi is set to move Africa closer to the developed world in agricultural technology.

The aptly named Biosciences Eastern and Central Africa (BecA) centre at the International Livestock Research Institute hub brings together a critical mass of scientists from Africa and abroad and is a boon to scientists and students in African national research institutes and universities.

The Director, Dr Segenet Kelemu, says the arrival of BecA has consolidated on the African soil, research projects once scattered all over the globe with no or little interaction and co-ordination.

Read more (The Standard – Nairobi, Kenya)

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