On behalf of the Natural Products Research Network For Eastern and Central Africa (NAPRECA), The Organizing Committee is honored to announce the 19th NAPRECA symposium “Natural Products toward global Challenges and sustainable development in Africa”, that will be held from the 24th to 26th August 2021 hosted by NAPRECA RWANDA. This will be an online
The attendees of 18th NAPRECA Symposium in Egypt.
Our 17th Symposium was held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia in 2017.
Our 18th Board meeting was held in Cairo Egypt on September 1-2, 2019.
WELCOME TO (NAPRECA)
Natural Products Research Network for Eastern and Central Africa
The Natural Products Research Network for Eastern and Central Africa (NAPRECA) was established in 1984 and was subsequently affiliated to UNESCO as a network program in 1988. NAPRECA is a non-political, non-sectarian, non-governmental and non-profit making scientific body devoted to the study, promotion and development of the science of all aspects of natural products, including their botany, chemistry, pharmacology, biological activity and economic exploitation and conservation.
NAPRECA member countries include Kenya, Tanzania, Ethiopia Uganda, Egypt, Botswana, Cameroon, DR Congo, Madagascar, Rwanda, Sudan, and Zimbabwe.
The network is coordinated by secretariat headed by the Executive Secretary that rotates in member countries.
The Current Executive Secretary is Prof. Robert Byamukama from Makerere University, Uganda. The member countries have NAPRECA National chapters, which are expected to promote collaboration among scientists working in Natural products in their member countries.