Seychelles ambassador on climate engineering advisory group

Seychelles ambassador Ronny Jumeau has been appointed to the international advisory group of a new NGO initiative which seeks to encourage dialogues on climate...

Investing in youth in science key to transforming SA

By – SAnews.gov.za Pretoria – South Africa must create opportunities for young people to be creative and innovative in response to the socio-economic challenges the...

Argentina-Netherlands-Mozambique triangular cooperation

The Argentine Republic thus reaffirms its commitment to cooperate with African countries in the field of agro-industry, through public-private and third sector partnerships. On 22-23...

IAEA project maps groundwater in Africa’s Sahel region, shows significant reserves

Scientists from participating countries – Algeria, Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Ghana, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal and Togo – were...

Digitization of Kenyan farmer payments helps tackle poverty

One Acre Fund cut payment losses and collection costs by over 80 percent, boosting farmers’ satisfaction and economic opportunity A new case study (http://APO.af/v5Wxdm) by...

How S&T and finance together boost Africa’s agriculture

By SciDev.Net - Paul Boateng I was on my way from Kenya’s Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi to a meeting and got stuck in...

New technology allows for rapid diagnosis of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of the...

New technology allows for rapid diagnosis of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of the Congo The Democratic Republic of the Congo is using these new...

Preparations underway for mass mosquito net distribution to combat malaria in Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone is one of seven countries in sub-Saharan Africa where more than a quarter of the population is infected with malaria at any...

Water Management is Key to Sustainable Development and Stability in the Middle East and...

World Bank and FAO join forces to support urgent action on regional water and food security The importance of water management for sustainable development and...

Maize breeders benefit from using drones

By SciDev.Net - Busani Bafana Using drone technology could cut labour and costs spent in collecting data for maize breeding by at least ten per...

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