Objectives

Strengthening of the African agriculture sector (Micro-propagation Industry) by building technological capacities of stakeholders through following activities:

  1. Training of laboratory staff of African tissue culture companies and scientists on effective management of operations, virus indexing and genetic fidelity testing.
  2. Training of candidates in the area of commercial plant tissue culture to produce trained employable manpower to address the needs of African Micro-propagation Industry.
  3. Identification of potential entrepreneurs and organizing training.
  4. Creating awareness among farmers on the benefits of tissue culture plants versus conventional plants and training on package of practices for cultivation of tissue culture plants.