AGCO Launches Model Farm Project in Zambia

AGCO, Your Agriculture Company AGCO +0.64% , a worldwide manufacturer and distributor of agricultural equipment, today launched a 150 hectare (371 acre) farm and learning center near...

Kenya: New Seeds Boost Yields for Drought-Hit Farmers

Machakos — For a couple that has weathered the dual tests of early retirement and repeated crop failures, it might have seemed an impossible...

Nigeria: Back in Space…

Some seven weeks after the flawless launch of China's unmanned Shenzhou-8 spacecraft into a low earth orbit from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center, in...

SA: University of Technology and French Ministry of Education Create Innovation Centre

PARIS & CAPE TOWN, Dassault Systemes a world leader in 3D design, 3D Digital Mock Up and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solutions, Cape Peninsula...

Omidyar Network And Monitor Group Announce Initiative To Strengthen Entrepreneurship Across Africa

Omidyar Network and Monitor Group announced today the Accelerating Entrepreneurship in Africa initiative. The multi-phase research project will gather insights into the challenges facing...

Biomed Analysis: Tackling drug-resistant malaria

Emerging resistance to artemisinin means efforts to track genetic markers and regulate the drug's use must step up, says Priya Shetty. When parasites resistant to the...

Janssen Creates new Division to Launch TMC435 and Help Conquer Hepatitis C in EMEA

Today sees the launch of Janssen Therapeutics EMEA, a division of Janssen Pharmaceutica NV, dedicated to bringing the investigational protease inhibitor TMC435 to hepatitis...

Islam Analysis: It’s time to innovate for the poor

This article was originally published on the SciDev.Net Website 0n 9 August 2012. Marc McIlhone - AfricanBrains In a World where the gap between the haves and the...

Dialogue in North Africa Offers Opportunity to Discuss a Way Forward for Social Change

The workshop was intended to discuss in detail the context under which the Arab Spring took place Leading scholars and members of civil society gathered...

A Solar Solution for Africa’s Mobile Problem

A new product that consists of a small solar photovoltaic cell connected to a battery can recharge mobile phones in Africa where electricity is...

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