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Biosciences-for-Farming-in-Africa1African farmers could double or treble their yields just by using better quality seed varieties and improved agricultural practices.

B4FA is a not-for-profit initiative with no commercial interests set to raise the level of awareness and understanding of the potential for traditional and modern genetic techniques in improving agriculture. These include both conventional crop breeding and targeted genetic modification.

B4FA provides comprehensive and balanced information to assist farmers in establishing the tools that work best in their local context to unlock the potential of African agriculture.

This project was made possible through the support of grants from the John Templeton Foundation, the Malaysian Commonwealth Studies Centre and the Cambridge Malaysian Education and Development Trust. The opinions expressed in this publication are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the John Templeton Foundation, the Malaysian Commonwealth Studies Centre or the Cambridge Malaysian Education and Development Trust.