The faculty of Agriculture under the GlobE initiative participates in a conference organized by the German Ministry of education and research in Berlin. A group of four Faculty participated in the conference with the theme of Bio-economy. Various issues touching on utilization of bio-resources and the development of African-German networks were discussed. the conference was graced by senior government officials including the former Federal president; Prof. Dr Horst Khohler, Federal Minister for education and research and various development organizations heads. The event dubbed “Africa Day of the BMBF’ brought together over 400 scientist from Africa and Germany.