FemBioBiz Winners: Prof Keolebogile Shirley Motaung (center), Mrs Stella Gonye (left) and Mrs Nkata Seleka (right)
FemBioBiz Acceleration Programme Winners
20 September 2017
The Tshwane University of Technology’s Prof Keolebogile Shirley Motaung, Assistant Dean of the Faculty of Science as well as Tissue Engineering and a regenerative medicine expert, won the FemBioBiz Acceleration Prog...
Sustainable Rabbit Farming: Profiling Ms Tshidi Mokoma and Olive Leaf Investments
20 September 2017
Olive Leaf Investment was established by Ms Tshidi Mokoma to contribute toward food security in South Africa through rabbit farming. The business started as Ms Mokoma developed the passion for agriculture after attending a 3-day workshop on 'Found...
Group photo taken during the Winter School
Youth, Science and Indigenous Knowledge Systems - SANBio Winter School
10 August 2017
On 31 July – 3 August 2017, NEPAD SANBio (Southern Africa Network for Biosciences), with the support of the BioFISA II Programme (a Finnish-Southern African Partnership Programme to Strengthen NEPAD SANBio), and the...
Group photo taken during the course
Training course on Plant Genetic Resources Management held in Lusaka
10 August 2017
The Southern Africa Network for Biosciences, in partnership with the SADC Plant Genetic Resources Centre (SPGRC) and with support from the BioFISA II Programme, is hosting a training course on Plant Genetic Resources Management in Lusa...
Dr Neergheen-Bhujun
Advocating for the use of indigenous food and traditional medicines in today's healthcare: Profiling Dr Vidushi Neergheen-Bhujun
20 July 2017
Mauritius, together with Rodrigues Island, is well known for its unique biodiversity and presents a green goldmine for the global pharmaceutical industry, yet it has been largely underutilised up until now. With the increasing demand for natural p...
Stella teaching children about dental health
Profile: the FemBioBiz Pitch Training event Winner in Zimbabwe, Stella Gonye
19 July 2017
Stella Gonye won the FemBioBiz Pitch Training event in Zimbabwe on 2 June 2017 and is one of the FemBioBiz finalists. Stella Gonye has been in the dental practice for 9 years and she is also a Tutor at the School of Dental Therapy...