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...

Generating a Genome to Feed the World: UA-Led Team Decodes African Rice

An international team of researchers led by the University of Arizona has sequenced the complete genome of African rice. The genetic information will enhance scientists'...

Africa must generate research data that is relevant to its circumstances, writes Prof Aoyi

In the last decade, Africa has experienced a steady growth in gross domestic product that is estimated to be in the range of 4.8...

Brazil approves GM mosquito that could cut dengue

By Rodrigo de Oliveira Andrade - SciDev.Net Brazilian authorities have decided that a genetically modified (GM) strain of mosquitoes whose offspring die before reaching adulthood...

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