New partnership to enhance rice production in Africa

A new programme aimed at boosting sustainable rice production has begun at the AfricaRice Centre, Cotonou, Republic of Benin. © Agriculture Corner The programme known as...

African biotech centre to target food security, disease

The Nigerian government is about to sign an agreement with UNESCO (the UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) for an international biotechnology centre that...

Porcine bone-graft technology first for SA

Porcine bone-graft technology first for SA Bone-grafting technology, which involves inserting demineralised pig bone into a bone void or fracture to provide a scaffold...

Region Launches Agricultural Research Centre

The launch of a regional agricultural research centre has demonstrated SADC's commitment to improving food security in the region. Margaret-Nyirenda-Director-of-SADC’s-Food-Agriculture-and-Natural-Resources Located in Gaborone, Botswana, the Coordination...

Malaria Scientist Does Groundbreaking Research

At the Malaria Forum hosted by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation in October, the latest findings on what is currently the most viable...

KENYA: Local production means cheaper ARVs

A Kenyan pharmaceutical company has been given the green light by the World Health Organization (WHO) to start producing antiretroviral (ARV) drugs, which could...

Agric Biotechnology to Boost Food Production

Nigeria - Dr Kenneth Nwosu, the Executive Director, National Root Crops Research Institute (NRCRI), Umudike in Abia, has said that the adoption of agricultural...

$2 million to fund research on African vegetable crops

Small-farm operators in Africa and parts of Asia are intended to reap the benefits from two $1 million grants supporting seed-related research for indigenous...

BIPCEA Entrepreneurship Training on Bioinnovate policy consortium for Eastern Africa

ATPS is organizing a Two-day training workshop on Entrepreneurship Skills for Bio-Scientists in Eastern Africa under the Project Bio Science Innovation Policy Consortium for...

Pricoil Ghana Wins Technology and Innovation Award

Pricoil Ghana wins Innovation Award for the Year 2011 at the African Excellence Awards Banquet in Cape Town, South Africa. The Award was in recognition...

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