BioFISA II Programme Officially Launched on 8th of December 2015
BioFISA II Programme Officially Launched on 8th of December 2015
10 December 2015
South African Minister of Science and Technology Mrs Naledi Pandor with Mr Daan du Toit, Deputy Director-General: International Cooperation and Resources at South African Department of Science and Technology (DST), Prof Aggrey Ambali,...
NEPAD-SANBio and NEPAD-SANWATCE encourages water conservation and coming up with solution for reducing water-borne diseases
Working together to strengthen Science, Technology and Innovation for the people
4 December 2015
As the African proverb succinctly puts it “If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together”. The NEPAD flagship programmes NEPAD-Southern Africa Network for Biosciences (SANBio) and NEPAD Water Centres of Excellence (...
Developing plant-based technology against HIV
Developing plant-based technology against HIV
1 December 2015
As the world commemorates World Aids Day on 1 December, researchers at the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) in South Africa have made progress in developing a biomanufacturing process for HIV antibodies. Using species...
Kareem Longwe
Presenting the First SANBio Student Ambassador: Kareem Longwe from Malawi
20 November 2015
"Malawi is currently facing uncountable challenges ranging from food insecurity, malnutrition, forex, intermittent power supply, and water shortages. Climate change and population growth is predicted to make the problems worse in Malawi. Bioscienc...
Dr Minah Mmoni Mosele, a Senior Research Scientist at the National Food Technology Research Centre (NFTRC).
Research being conducted to ensure that Botswana’s food industry has quality products
10 November 2015
The African Union (AU) has declared 2015 as the Year of Women. As part of this appreciation of women in society, the NEPAD Southern Africa Network for Biosciences (SANBio) is profiling...
NEPAD-SANBio/BioFISA II team at the University of Mauritius
The NEPAD-SANBio Secretariat and the BioFISA II team visited the Bioinformatics Node
2 November 2015
The NEPAD-SANBio Secretariat and the BioFISA II team visited the Bioinformatics Node in Mauritius on 27-30 October 2015. During the visit the delegation also met with the Mauritius Research Council (MRC), the Ministry of Technology, Communication...