A knowledge sharing initiative by African Agricultural Technology Foundation (AATF), Nairobi, Kenya, launched in 2006.
In Nigeria, OFAB is being hosted by the National Biotechnology Development Agency (NABDA) and co-hosted by Agricultural Research Council (ARCN), Mabushi, Abuja.
To enhance knowledge sharing and awareness on agricultural biotechnology
To enhance knowledge sharing and awareness on agricultural biotechnology that would raise understanding and appreciation of the technology and contribute to building an enabling environment for informed and timely decision-making.
Establish and manage a range of platforms to enhance understanding of biotechnology in agriculture for productivity
Contribute to informing policy decision making processes on matters of agricultural biotechnology through provision of factual, well research and scientific information
ntific information; Forge strategic alliances for optimization of resources through convening and encouraging inter-institutional networking and knowledge sharing in the agricultural biotechnology space
Enhance targeted capacity strengthening that will improve communication across all sectors interested in biotech Africa's development
A food secure Africa where agricultural biotechnology is making significant contributions