Assembly of the African Union, Sirte Declaration on the Challenges of Implementing Integrated and Sustainable Development on Agriculture and Water in Africa, Sirte, Libya, 27 February 2004

Sectors : Agricultural and biotechnology
Organisation : AU
Date made: 
2004
Level: 
Heads Of State
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Commitments in: Technology - Agricultural and biotechnology

“WE COMMIT OURSELVES TO:
...5. Promote the strengthening of Centres of Excellence and/or networks and their establishment where they do not exist for crops, animals, forestry, fisheries, range management, water management, desertification, drought, floods and environmental management and the strengthening of related tertiary and research institutions at continental and regional levels for the purpose of carrying out research in biotechnology (including Genetically Modified Organisms), conservation of agricultural biodiversity, biosafety, food storage, water harvesting and application, etc;”

Scope: 
Africa