SA assumes G77 chair

South Africa has assumed the chair of the largest coalition of developing countries in the United Nations (UN), the Group of 77 (G77). The G77...

New Product Innovation Award Conferred on Protein Sciences Corporation for Flublok® Influenza Vaccine

- Flublok is the world's first FDA approved recombinant protein vaccine for the prevention of seasonal influenza Based on its recent analysis of the influenza...

Canada and Australia select five African research teams to improve food security

Canada's International Development Research Centre (IDRC) and the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR) today announced five projects in Eastern and Southern Africa...

Full Economic Potential of Carbon-Rich Mangroves Remains Untapped, Finds New UN Report

Full Economic Potential of Carbon-Rich Mangroves Remains Untapped, Finds New UN Report / Estimated Worth of Climate Benefits from Central African Mangroves up to...

African countries south of the Sahara must double investment in agricultural R&D, report finds

African countries south of the Sahara will need to double their investment in agricultural research and development if ambitious United Nations and African Union...

SA: More black female research students needed

By– SAnews.gov.za Cape Town – Science and Technology Minister Naledi Pandor says the country needs more black female research students in the science and technology...

Urgent need to build research capacity in Africa

By– SAnews.gov.za Pretoria - Science and Technology Minister Naledi Pandor says the Ebola outbreak in West Africa has illustrated the urgent need to accelerate focused...

Africa: More Research in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Needed to Meet Region’s Promising...

A new report from the World Bank and Elsevier* notes that Sub-Saharan Africa’s striking economic growth in recent years is reflected in its growing...

UNESCO-Equatorial Guinea Prize Awarded To Two Scientists And One Research Institution For Work In...

Award ceremony will bring scientists together to address issues affecting Africa and the current Ebola epidemic The 2014 International UNESCO-Equatorial Guinea Prize for Research in...

Wellcome Trust sets out long-term vision for research excellence in sub-Saharan Africa

The Developing Excellence in Leadership, Training and Science (DELTAS) Africa initiative is an open call for universities and research institutes to submit applications for...

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