The BecA-ILRI Hub participates in International Food Security Conference

Today (30th November 2012) in Sydney, key food security specialists from Africa will come together with Australian and other counterparts to focus on the many issues related to food security in Africa and the important role that Australia can play. This high level delegation of African Agriculture Ministers, researchers, policy makers and extension workers are attending an international forum “Food Security in Africa: Bridging Research and Practice”, an event which will see the launching of Australia’s new International Food Security Centre (AIFSC) by Senator The Hon Bob Carr, Minister for Foreign Affairs, Australia.

Dr Segenet Kelemu, Director, and Dr Appolinaire Djikeng, Technology Manager of the BecA-ILRI Hub will give presentations on the issues of building African science leadership and finding new ways to ensure food and nutritional security in Africa during this event.

Media releases on the issues which Dr Kelemu and Dr Djikeng will speak on at the conference can be downloaded here:

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