About us

The African Biotechnology Stakeholders Forum (ABSF) is a member based organization founded in the year 2000 by a group of top Kenyan Scientists. This was at time when the country and the region as a whole were in need for mechanisms of enhancing awareness as well as instituting appropriate regulatory environment necessary for the development of biotechnology. Read More

Our Mission

To create an innovative and enabling Biotechnology Environment in Africa through Education, Enhanced Understanding and Awareness creation on all aspects of Biotechnology, Biosafety and Intellectual Property Rights.
A Serial GMO fear monger is smoked out -Nairobi (October 19, 2012)

  A Serial GMO fear monger is smoked out Nairobi (October 19, 2012)  - Despite coinstar financials Coinstar Money Transfer, CYPRUS,


Our Vision

An enabling environment for biotechnology development and application in Africa, sustained by a vibrant well networked and coordinated stakeholder base.


The Agricultural Biotechnology Network in Africa (ABNETA) is made up of people from across Africa who want to discuss, support, develop or use biotechnology in support of agriculture on the continent. Read More

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