Category: TAAT Policy Enabler

PRESS RELEASE: AATF Hosts Second Biosafety Regulators Retreat

Open dialogue among biosafety regulators a precursor to progressive regulation in Africa [South Africa, April 13, 2024)]: AATF and the African Research Council (ARC) of South Africa hosted the second biosafety regulators retreat attended by 57delegates from 16 African countries. The retreat, held in Pretoria, South Africa from 8-13 April 2024, was initiated by AATF’s […]

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PRESS RELEASE: AATF strengthens capacity in Phytosanitary Excellence for African seed experts

[Nakuru, Kenya, March 2024]: AATF in collaboration with Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service (KEPHIS) conducted a five-day capacity training for seed analysts and inspectors from Mali, Chad, Niger, and DRC at the KEPHIS Nairobi and Nakuru facilities. The training of trainers aims to improve Seed Certification and Seed testing  processes in the countries represented towards […]

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East African Community Partner States Move to Fast track Registration of Bio-Pesticides in the Region

by AATF Africa Experts on Pesticide Registration from EAC Partners states of Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda and Burundi gathered in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania from September 18 to 20 to finalize drafting of the Regionally Harmonized Guidelines for the Registration of Bio pesticides and Biocontrol Products. The three day technical working group meeting also brought together […]

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