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AfREN is a group of food research scientists with a considered opinion that sustainable improvement in the training, practice and enterprise of Food Science & Technology in Africa needs all actors in the food value chain to work together for the common good of the continent. AfREN is a growing collaborative network of research, industry, regulatory, trade and allied professionals and partners.


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We are open to partnership and collaboration with local and international organizations who believe in our cause.

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The history of AfREN started in 2017 with a few postgraduate Food Science & Technology students who are nationals of different African countries. They all expressed regrets about the poor state of research facilities, funding and relationship between Food Science profession and many African societies.

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