Knowledge for Development

Learning agrobiodiversity: options for universities in Sub-Saharan Africa

Author: Per Rudebjer, Boudy Van Schagen, Sebastian Chakeredza, Henry Kamau (eds)

Date: 03/03/2010


Proceedings of a regional workshop, 21-23 January 2009, Nairobi, Kenya

The workshop ‘Learning agrobiodiversity’ for universities in sub-Saharan Africa’ was the first regional workshop of its kind gathered 46 participants from universities and international organizations in 16 African and two European countries. The workshop focused on sharing knowledge and experiences; discussing implications for and feasible approaches to, mainstreaming agrobiodiversity in higher education in Sub-Saharan Africa; and exploring modalities and mechanisms for strengthening agrobiodiversity education and research in Africa through networking and joint learning.


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