Commemorating World Water Day: My Water, My Life
Commemorating World Water Day: My Water, My Life
20 March 2015
What does the word “WATER” mean to you? To me WATER means LIFE. Where there is no water, there is no life. It is our lifeline that bathes us, feeds us and keeps us alive. Plants and animals alike need water in order to survive. It is the most prec...
Mary Choombwa (left) and Georgina Hachimwa, who have benefitted from the use of the tiphrosia , Cattle are vulnerable to tick borne diseases
Women in agriculture: Mary learns to protect her livestock
9 March 2015
“The real cause of hunger is the powerlessness of the poor to gain access to the resources they need to feed themselves.” ― Frances Moore Lappé   Mary Choombwa is a 65 year old widow and sub...
Kudos to Southern African women agricultural scientists
Kudos to Southern African women agricultural scientists
27 February 2015
NEPAD’s Southern Africa Network for Biosciences (SANBio) would like to congratulate 16 women from the Southern African region who won the 2015 African Women in Agricultural Research and Development (AWARD) fellowship. 16 of 70 fellowships were sha...
Some samples of the food which has been produced by the NFTRC team
NFTRC a force to reckon with in food technology!
26 February 2015
  Located in Kanye, about 100kms from the Botswana capital, Gaborone, the National Food Technology Research Centre (NFTRC) is making exceptional progress in ensuring that Botswana’s food industry has quality products. What stands out...
NEPAD to put African indigenous foods on the world map
NEPAD to put African indigenous foods on the world map
16 February 2015
In order for Africa’s traditional foods to transcend villages, countries, and the continent there is an urgent need for various stakeholders to come together and establish innovative ways to process and package these foods....
Dr Ereck Chakauya presents the SANBio Business Plan 2013 – 2018 to the Director of the Department of Research, Science and Technology Ms Lesego Motoma
Botswana demonstrates Southern Africa’s keen interest on indigenous foods
16 February 2015
The NEPAD - Southern Africa Network for Biosciences (SANBio) secretariat, between 9 and 13 February, 2015, visited Botswana to share the SANBio Business Plan (2013 – 2018). The secretariat paid courtesy calls on various government ministries and d...