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...
Malaria infected mosquito
Commemorating SADC Malaria Week 2- 6 November: Let us Fight Malaria
2 November 2015
In southern Africa, the rainy season typically lasts from October to April and reaches maximum strength between November and March. This is also the malaria transmission season in the region. Therefore, the first week of November every year has be...
From Conservation to Application – Research on Plants also Benefits Animals
From Conservation to Application – Research on Plants also Benefits Animals
27 October 2015
In these times when the climate is changing, forests are under increasing pressure from logging, and agriculture is taking up more land, conservation of plant genetic resources is a priority. The rate of plants (and animals) becoming extinct has f...
The NEPAD-SANBio Secretariat and the BioFISA II team visited the SADC Plant Genetic Resources Centre (SPGRC)
The NEPAD-SANBio Secretariat and the BioFISA II team visited the SADC Plant Genetic Resources Centre (SPGRC)
23 October 2015
The NEPAD-SANBio Secretariat and the BioFISA II team visited the SADC Plant Genetic Resources Centre (SPGRC) Node in Zambia on October 19th 2015. The Node is the regional hub of all plant genetic material for the region and was established in 1989...
NEPAD-SANBio/BioFISA II Programme with colleagues from Livestock Node
The NEPAD-SANBio Secretariat and the BioFISA II team visited the Livestock node and the Ministry of Higher Education in Zambia
21 October 2015
The NEPAD-SANBio Secretariat and the BioFISA II team visited the Livestock node -- the second NEPAD-SANBio Network node in Zambia on October 20th 2015. The node is co-hosted by the National Institute of Scientific and Industrial Researc...
Madagascan delegation touring the facilities
South Africa and Madagascar strengthen cooperation to address Africa’s challenges
21 October 2015
South Africa and Madagascar signed a bilateral agreement on Science, Technology and Innov...