The main objective of Genome Adventures was to sensitise and engage Batswana on genomics and biomedical research through the use of cartoons and capacity building workshops. The Genome Adventures creative team co-created the work with scientists, adolescents and scientists in CAfGEN to try to create content that would engage policy makers, private sector, civil society, and other community stakeholders for the benefit of policy particularly in schools.

Tags: Diversity, Science Communication, Science Policy, Social Cohesion, Genetics and Health.

Abraham Mamela

Infers Group

Abraham is CEO and Founder of Infers Group, a Knowledge Management company that came to existence through PE initiatives in Botswana. Abraham is also a Wellcome Engagement Fellow focusing on establishing ecosystems that brings about mutual benefits of science development in communities in Botswana and Africa through public engagement. In the past decade he worked with scientists and communities to generate projects in public engagement to explore to spark dialogue to benefit policy development.

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