The Biotech Institute

Description : A hybrid academic-biotech institution based in Zimbabwe that is focused on innovative cutting edge research and technology in agriculture. Our objectives are to ensure better access to food security, minimize environmental damage, minimize the impact of climate change, and capacitate the Sub-saharan region through cutting edge education, research and technology. The Biotech Institute aims to assist the attainment of the sustainable development goals in Zimbabwe and the Sub-Saharan African region.

Our strategies include innovative tools such as agro-genomics through next generation sequencing, development and application of new molecular methods for breeding plants animals, research on nano-fertilizers and technology-driven awareness campaigns and information dissemination.

Physical address/Adresse physique

Street/Rue : 4419, Glennorah A
Town/Ville : Harare
Country/Pays : Zimbabwe
Phone/Téléphone : +263778251210

Postal address/Adresse postale


Details for Head of Institution/Détail responsable
Name/Nom : Dr. Brighton Samatanga
Phone/Téléphone : +263778251210
Cellphone : +4917660306765
Details for Contact Person/Personne à contacter
Name/Nom : Dr. Brighton Samatanga
Cellphone : +4917660306765

Institution detail and legal status/Detail institution et statut légal

Year of establishment/Année de creation : 2019


Mandat : Regional
ARD Themes/RDA Themes : Plant production/Production végétale, Animal production/Production animale, Soil/Sols, Environment/Environnement, Farming systems/Systèmes agricoles, Technology & Engineering/Technologie et ingénierie, Food technology & human nutrition/Technologie alimentaire et nutrition humaine, Socioeconomics/Socioéconomie
Activities / Activités : Training/Formation, Research/Recherche, Networking/Réseautage, Institution building/