Mobilizing bioscience for Africa’s development, by providing a center for excellence in agricultural biosciences. This enables research, capacity building and product incubation, conducted by scientists in Africa and for Africa, and empowers African institutions to harness innovations for regional impact.
To contribute towards improving the livelihoods of millions of resource poor people in Africa, through the use of bioscience-based technologies to improve agricultural productivity, increase incomes and improve food and nutritional security.
Research at the BecA-ILRI Hub brings together over 40 institutions, universities, government ministries, regional agencies and non-governmental organizations across countries in Africa, Europe, Australia and USA.
Africa Biosciences Challenge Fund (ABCF)
The Africa Biosciences Challenge Fund (ABCF) is a competitive fund that provides capacity building and research opportunities at the BecA-ILRI Hub for African scientists and students from African national research institutes and universities.
- Introduction to Molecular Biology & Bioinformatics workshop
- Advanced Bioinformatics workshop
- Scientific writing workshop
- Lab Management and Equipment operation training workshop
- Regional Workshops
- Other Workshops
P.O Box 30709 - 00100
Tel: +254 (20) 422 3805
Fax: +254 (20) 422 3001