A Decade of Bioscience Development in Eastern Africa: The BIO_EARN Programme 1999-2010

Benita Forsman, John Komen, Ivar Virgin
It is no secret that Africa’s history has been marked by a development narrative in which the benefits from science, technolog y and innovation have been enjoyed by few, instead of being seen as tools for the development of all citizens. Today this is changing and Africa’s leaders view science, technolog y and innovation as critical to human development, global competitiveness and ecological management. A report of the High-level African Panel on Modern Biotechnology.pages:36