BecA-ILRI hub

The Biosciences eastern and central Africa-International Livestock Research Institute (BecA-ILRI) Hub is a shared agricultural research and biosciences platform located at ILRI in Kenya. It provides world class laboratories to African and international scientists conducting research on African agricultural challenges.

It was established as part of the African Union / New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD) African Biosciences Initiative and developed in the framework of NEPAD’s Centers of Excellence for Science and Technology and the Comprehensive African Agricultural Development Programme (CAADP). The Hub mobilizes biosciences for Africa’s development; it 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.


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