From 17–19 October 2017, the Biosciences eastern and central Africa-International Livestock Research Institute (BecA-ILRI) Hub director Jacob Mignouna who is a co-coordinator of the InnovAfrica project attended a series of meetings at the The EU-Africa High Level Policy Dialogue (HLPD) on Science, Technology and Innovation Stakeholder meeting in Brussels, Belgium.

During the meetings he gave presentations on the InnovAfrica project, in which the BecA-ILRI Hub is a co-coordinator with NIBIO. He also facilitated a side-event based on the project that explored the opportunities of improving product value chains and smallholder income in sub Saharan Africa through MAPs and the priority short–to medium–term investments that will sustain impact and upscale project outcomes from Africa–EU Research and Innovation (R&I) Partnership projects.

Jacob presents in BrusselsJacob Mignouna, BecA-ILRI Hub director presents the InnovAfrica project during a side event at the EU Africa High Level Policy Dialogue on Science Technology and Innovation Stakeholder meeting