SANBio Hub (CSIR) scientist Dr Hazel Mufhandu, sharing her educational experience with learners
Science festival: reaching future scientists
25 March 2015
Growing up in a rural area has its disadvantages; 9 years ago I was studying for my matric at Seo Secondary School, in a rural area in Limpopo Provinces, South Africa. I was not sure which career path to follow because I never had the opportunity...
Commemorating World Tuberculosis Day: Let us fight against TB
Commemorating World Tuberculosis Day: Let us fight against TB
25 March 2015
The 24th of March has been marked as the World Tuberculosis day, the theme of this year "Reach the 3 Million: Reach, Treat, Cure Everyone" – aims at securing care for the three million who fail to be treated every year. Tuberculosis (TB...
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...