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The Roots, Tubers and Bananas - East Africa Germplasm Exchange Laboratory Ground Breaking Ceremony

The Roots, Tubers and Bananas East Africa Germplasm Exchange Laboratory Ground Breaking Ceremony

Plant Quarantine & BiosecurityStation, Muguga - The Roots, Tubers and Bananas - East Africa Germplasm Exchange Laboratory(RTB-EAGEL) ground breaking ceremony was conducted yesterday, with the Cabinet Secretary for  Agriculture and Livestock Development Hon. Mithika Linturi emphasizing the game changing facility that will facilitate access to high-quality planting material for farmers in Kenya and the larger Eastern African region. "Kenya's economy is heavily reliant on agriculture, hence the importance of potato, sweet potato, cassava, yams and bananas." He stated.