News Updates

  • Opening up a global dream for Rwandan rural banana processors.

    Opening up a global dream for Rwandan rural banana processors.
    05 June 2012

    Christine Murebwayire, one of the 20 members of COPROVIBA cooperative, is confident that her cooperative is set to become one of RwandaÔÇÖs most acclaimed rural farm based entrepreneurs. Recently,...

  • First GM tropical maize in Africa; how far, how soon?

    First GM tropical maize in Africa; how far, how soon?
    09 March 2012

    The announcement at the close of 2011 of the successful transformation of nine transgenic maize lines by scientists funded and coordinated by ASARECA has generated excitement across the continent....

  • ASARECA stakeholders call for new agricultural universities

    ASARECA stakeholders call for new agricultural universities
    02 February 2012

    Countries under the Association for Strengthening Agricultural Research in Eastern and Central Africa (ASARECA), should establish a new generation of innovation-oriented agricultural universities to...

  • New Sudan joins ASARECA

    New Sudan joins ASARECA
    02 February 2012

    The Newly created Republic of South Sudan has joined the Association for Strengthening Agricultural Research in Eastern and Central Africa (ASARECA), bringing the number of ASARECA members to 11....

  • Breakthrough in GMO maize research excites ASARECA General Assembly

    Breakthrough in GMO maize research excites ASARECA General Assembly
    02 February 2012

    The General Assembly erupted into prolonged applause about 10 minutes into the speech by the Executive Director, Dr Seyfu Ketema. KetemaÔÇÖs speech, highlighting ASARECAÔÇÖs achievements, had a...

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