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Africa’s second plant breeding conference kicks off in Rwanda

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Scientists, entrepreneurs, institutional leaders and students from Africa and beyond are meeting in Kigali, Rwanda and online for the second continental African Plant Breeders Association Conference (APBAConf2021). The week’s long conference is expected to end on Oct.29. Guided by the theme, “Accelerating Genetic Gains in …

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Tanzania’s Serengeti wins Africa’s leading national park award

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania | Xinhua | The World Travel Awards (WTA) has declared Tanzania’s Serengeti as the 2021 Africa’s leading national park, the Tanzania National Parks Authority (TANAPA) said in a statement on Thursday. The statement signed by TANAPA’s senior assistant conservation commissioner for corporate communications, Pascal Shelutete, said Serengeti becomes …

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Africa’s post-COVID-19 recovery

Countries need stronger data for coordinated and effective actions | COMMENT | NATHALIE DELAPALME AND JOHANNES JÜTTING | As a third wave of COVID-19 infections sweeps across Africa; the full impact of the pandemic on serious illness and mortality remains to be seen. In economic terms, the picture is already …

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