Italian scientist brings ‘pasta power’ climate adaptation solution to West Africa

A ‘crazy idea’ has resulted in the ability to grow durum wheat in the extreme heat of famine-affected Senegal, Mauritania and Mali, potentially boosting...

Transnet research centre expands knowledge economy

Rail parastatal Transnet says its research centre will contribute to job creation and the expansion of the country’s knowledge economy. The State-owned rail, port and...

Engaging South Africa on FAO’s Internship, Volunteers and Fellowship programmes

The aim of the one-day seminar is to raise awareness about the FAO Internship, Volunteers and Fellowship programmes and to identify modalities and opportunities...

Made in Africa to the World, Nigeria’s e-Wallet AgriTech being adopted in Afghanistan

The Ministry of Agriculture Irrigation & Livestock in Afghanistan has engaged Cellulant Corporation to commence the process of establishing a market-based input distribution technology....

Women in science regional programme honours young scientists from across Africa

Since 1998, the L’Oréal Corporate Foundation and UNESCO have been committed to women in science and to increasing the number of women working in...

Transnet research centre expands knowledge economy

By – SAnews.gov.za Rail parastatal Transnet says its research centre will contribute to job creation and the expansion of the country’s knowledge economy. The State-owned rail,...

Scientists confirm presence of peatlands in Democratic Republic of Congo

A major threat for the peatland is industrial logging. Of a total of 57 logging concessions in the DRC, at least 29, covering around...

The 2017 International Space Forum in Nairobi

The Forum will be attended by the members of the government in charge of training and space, along with the representatives of national space...

MeRck KGaA marks the launch of Merck Foundation during the Fourth edition of Merck...

More than 450 African healthcare providers, policy makers and researchers from Africa and Asia benefit from several educational and social development sessions Fourth Luminary held...

AfDB launches pilot programme to cultivate the savannah in eight African countries

According to the AfDB President, so huge is the potential of African savannahs that the World Bank called the Guinea savanna zone “one of...

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