Reliable weather data impacting on farmers’ yields

By Alex Ubutu - SciDev.Net A project that started in 2012 is helping smallholders in 17 African nations obtain reliable and accurate weather data to...

Merck Donates $300,000 to Support Neglected Tropical Disease Elimination Efforts in Africa

Merck, known as MSD outside the United States and Canada, announced today a $300,000 cash donation to support non-governmental organization (NGO) partners working to...

World Leaders Recommit to Ending Neglected Tropical Diseases, Citing Remarkable Progress Since 2012

Governments and private donors pledge US$812 million around five-day summit in Geneva; World Health Organization releases data showing medicines to prevent NTDs reach nearly...

Glo affirms capability to connect research institutions in Africa

West Africa's fully integrated telecommunications service provider, Globacom, has expressed eagerness to leverage its massive telecommunications infrastructure and international partnerships to connect tertiary institutions...

Online tool to track African women in STEM

By SciDev.Net - Sam Otieno Mentoring girls and women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) is, no doubt, viewed as one of the most central...

Bridging the Gender Gap in African Agriculture

The competition entailed a rigorous selection process that saw over 200 applications, selected winners from 18 countries gathered in Accra to strengthen their business...

Visit of Parliamentary State Secretary to the German Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture...

Dr. Maria Flachsbarth, Parliamentary State Secretary to the German Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture visited Namibia from April 5th to April 6th Ms. Flachsbarth...

Phase 2 of Lushushwane Water Project kicks off

Pretoria – Water and Sanitation Minister Nomvula Mokonyane has performed a sod turning to mark the commencement of phase two of the Lushushwane Bulk...

South African research team make a breakthrough in cardiology

A mutation in a gene has been identified by South African researchers as the cause of heart disease and cardiac arrest. It affects the...

Delegation of the Committee on Food and Agriculture of the German Bundestag Visits Namibia

The visit by the delegation focuses on the effects of climate change on agriculture, the importance of land reform for the agricultural sector in...

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