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AFRICAN GENETIC BIOCONTROL CONSORTIUM HOLDS A TRAINING WORKSHOP ON NEW TOOLS FOR RISK ASSESSMENT AND THEIR APPLICATION IN DECISION-MAKING PROCESS FOR TESTING AND DEPLOYMENT OF NEW AND EMERGING GENETIC BIOCONTROL TECHNOLOGIES Posted on July 29, 2022

During a training workshop held from 16th to 18th July in Nairobi, Kenya, participants who were a select group of African biosafety regulators were taken through an introduction to risk assessment and associated methods (qualitative and quantitative), in the context of genetic bio-control. Read more

Genetically altered mosquitoes to close gaps in malaria fight Monday, April 25 , 2022

In 2020, nearly 6.9 million cases of malaria and about 742 deaths were confirmed in Kenya according to the Kenya Malaria Indicator Survey (KMIS) 2020. Although the number of reported infections declined from 10.9 million in 2018, the disease is still one of the main health issues in the country despite being a largely preventable and treatable disease…Read more

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