BecA-ILRI’s visit to RAB to foster research collaboration in Biosciences

On 3rd December 2019, Dr. Patrick KARANGWA, Director General of Rwanda Agriculture and Animal Resources Development Board (RAB), received in a courtesy call Dr. Jacob MIGNOUNI, Director at Biosciences Eastern and Central Africa (BecA) International Livestock Research Institute (BecA-ILRI), a shared state-of-the-art biosciences research platform located in Nairobi, Kenya, mandated among others to increase access to world class laboratories for African and International Scientists conducting research on African Agricultural Challenges.

The meeting was also attended by members of the RAB Management and Senior Scientists involved in biotechnology.

The meeting reiterated the aspiration to pursue bioscience as a key component to better deliver on one’s mandate. The meeting also agreed on fostering cooperation between both institutions, especially through collaborative research, capacity building, access to services and products, and joint resource mobilization.