Agriculture Sector

The agricultural sector in Africa is key to the ongoing sustainable development of the continent. Advances in agricultural technologies are needed to improve crop...

SU again produces top honours student in geology in South Africa

For the second time in three years, a student from Stellenbosch University has come up tops as the best honours student in geology in...

Farmers urged to support new agri project

Pretoria - Government needs the involvement of both small-holder and commercial farmers in implementing the Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Programme (CAADP). Acting Director-General at the...

The 2016 L’Oréal-UNESCO for Women in Science Awards: Honouring Women in Science Who Have...

On March 24th 2016, the international scientific community will gather for the 18th edition of the L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science Awards (fwis.fr), to...

SA: Water conservation pays off over festive season

By - SAnews.gov.za Pretoria - The Department of Water and Sanitation has thanked South Africans and tourists for their efforts to save water during the...

Food and nutrition security interventions among populations affected by El Niño in region of...

Food and nutrition security interventions among populations affected by El Niño in region of the Greater South in Madagascar. Following the declaration of a drought...

Localised climate data for African villages

African cities and villages will soon have access to detailed data on how climate change may affect them until the next century. The data could...

Future energy potential in North-Africa and Middle East

10th Maghreb, Mediterranean, MidEast Upstream Conference 2013 in Paris With oil prices and production still going up, North Africa and the Greater Middle East remain...

Ethiopian School-Based Deworming Campaign Targets 17 Million Children

More than 17 million children aged 5–14 years will be treated for two neglected tropical diseases – soil-transmitted helminthiases (intestinal worms) and schistosomiasis (bilharzia)...

Greenhouse Gases Linked to Past African Rainfall

New research demonstrates for the first time that an increase in greenhouse gas concentrations thousands of years ago was a key factor in causing...

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