U.S. Provides Grants for 20 New Farm Service Centers to Help Ethiopian Farmers

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The joint winners of Kuwait’s Al-Sumait Prize for African Development for 2018 received their...

The award recognizes and honours individuals or institutions that help advance economic and social development, human resources development and infrastructure in Africa His Highness Sheikh...

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Ingenuity wanted in African Weather Sensor Design Competition

Developing, building and operating no less than 20,000 hydro-meteorological measurement stations in sub-Saharan Africa. That is the aim of the ambitious Trans-African Hydro-Meteorological Observatory...

Universities agree to take action on sustainability

This article was originally published on the SciDev.Net Website 0n 22 June 2012.  The UN backed Decade of Education for Sustainable Development (DESD) programme aims for educational institutes...

IBM Boosts Commitment to Africa

IBM announced it will double the number of emerging leaders it sends on pro bono assignments to Africa during the next three years. As...

Young scientists on path to success thanks to Eskom Expo International Science Fair

This year the Eskom Expo for Young Scientists International Science Fair has helped put hundreds of learners on the path to success by introducing...

IDRC cuts regional offices and ends innovation programme

Canada's International Development Research Centre (IDRC) has announced that it is closing two of its six regional offices, and terminating support for its "Innovation...

Phase-changing materials in trial to preserve vaccines

Insulating materials that could fit inside icepacks to transport and store vaccines more effectively are about to enter field trials in Vietnam. Vaccines are rendered...

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