Plan to boost African rice R&D unveiled

A research strategy to help boost rice production in Africa has been formally unveiled by the Africa Rice Center (AfricaRice), a pan-African agricultural...

Africa Analysis: Directing technology transfer from China

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Africa unity can enhance ecological farming

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EU and South Africa to step up cooperation in science, technology and innovation

The EU and South Africa will step up collaboration in the fields of global health research, earth observation and research infrastructures, senior officials agreed...

TWAS hears calls for more science collaborations

Developing world science academies should meet and exchange information more often to assess their shared challenges, South Africa's minister for science and technology,...

Kenya: To Attract Young People, Know Their Driving Force

Young people; what's on their mind? Often, you ask them and get the reply: "nothing?" As in: "What are you doing?" "Nothing." And: "Who are you texting?" "No...

September Johannesburg Summit on Launching Successful Commercial Indoor Farming in Africa and Its Cities

September Johannesburg Summit on Launching Successful Commercial Indoor Farming in Africa and Its Cities. South Africa will play host to the inaugural Urban Agri Summit...

Egypt’s Nawah Scientific bags $1m and plans on disrupting scientific research

Nawah Scientific announced today closing its pre-series A round of 1M USD. With a mission to empower scientific research and scientists in the region,...

AU Ministers Responsible for Mineral Resources to meet in Addis Ababa

The Department of Trade and Industry of the African Union Commission and the Regional Integration and Trade Division of the United Nations Economic Commission...

“Merck More Than A Mother” High Level Panel Calls for Action to Improve Access...

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