Crop Biotechnology Course

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  30 April 2018 - 09:00 to 04 May 2018 - 17:00
  Indepth Research Services, Nairobi, Kenya

Event: Crop Biotechnology Course

Venue: Indepth Research Services, Nairobi, Kenya.

Event Date: 30th April – 04th May 2018




The 2016 Global Hunger Index report, jointly published by the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) with Concern Worldwide, and Welthungerhilfe (WHH), showed that the level of hunger globally remains high, with 795 million people still facing hunger, roughly one in four children affected by stunting, and 8 percent of children affected by wasting. Of the many strategies that have been suggested to address the issues of global poverty, hunger and environmental degradation, crop biotechnology is seen as a viable contribution to the solution. Biotechnology is any technological application that uses biological systems, living organisms or derivatives thereof, to make or modify products or processes for specific use. Some of the potential benefits of biotechnology includes but not limited to environmental conservation, improved food security and reduced malnutrition, use of biofuel to complement the non-renewable energy and source of raw materials used in industries.


5 days.


Public sector scientists, government officials responsible for driving biotechnology, and regulators, managers of biotechnology projects, company personnel who desire a comprehensive understanding of biotechnology, Civil society groups wanting to understand the technology.


By the end of the course, learners will be able to:

· Understand what biotechnology is

· Learn crop management of biotechnology crops

· Understand laws, policies and authorities that regulate crop biotechnology

· Learn how to prepare records and importance of record keeping

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For further inquiries, please contact us on Tel: +254 715 077 817, +254 (020) 211 3814.


Accommodation is arranged upon request. For reservations contact the Training Officer.

Email: outreach@indepthresearch.org. Mob: +254 715 077 817 Tel: 020 211 3814


Payment should be transferred to IRES account through bank on or before C.O.B 23rd April 2018.

Send proof of payment to outreach@indepthresearch.org.

Abubakar Muhammad I will not  attend because I am Nigerian 

9 months 3 weeks ago