Dr Eino Mvula, CEO of the National Commission on Research Science and Technology (NCRST) opening the festival
SANBio shares regional perspectives at the Science, technology and Innovation Festival 2015 in Namibia, 29 June to 3 July 2015
17 July 2015
Dr Ereck Chakauya, Network Manager (Acting) of the Southern Africa Network for Biosciences (SANBio) presented at the 1st National Commission on Research, Science and Technology (NCRST) Science Technology and Innovation festival 2015, he...
The SANBio-BioFISA 2 Programme Technical Assistance team: From left: Mr Markku-Eemeli Pekonen (Junior Expert) and Mrs Marja-Reetta Paaso (Chief Technical Advisor)
SANBio welcomes new team members
8 July 2015
With the commencement of the SANBio-BioFISA 2 Programme, the Southern Africa Network for Biosciences Secretariat has welcomed two new team members, Mrs Marja-Reetta Paaso and Mr Markku-Eemeli Pekonen. Marja-Reetta Paaso joins the network a...
Helen Ramphada, Amelia Woman’s Project, adjusting a lab jack to enhance better mixing of the formulation in the glass beaker
CSIR agroprocessing workshop covers key aspects of agro-product and process development
19 June 2015
The CSIR Biomanufacturing Industry Development programme hosted a one-week agroprocessing workshop from 1 – 5 June 2015. The aim of the workshop was to share expertise with agro-entrepreneurs and interns in the agro-product and process development...
CSIR Biosciences Executive Director Dr Boitumelo Semete-Makokotlela and NTRFC Acting Managing Director Dr Martin Kebakile exchanging MoU contracts
Science partnership to improve the quality of indigenous food products in the SADC region
8 June 2015
The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) and Botswana’s National Food Technology Research Centre (NFTRC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to develop strategic partnership in order to address nutrition and food security c...
Food Safety and hygiene awareness training participants in Cofimvaba
Food safety and hygiene awareness training for school food handlers
14 May 2015
The CSIR recently presented a training course on food safety and hygiene awareness to food handlers for five schools in the Eastern Cape. The training, presented at Arthur Mfebe and Siyabalala Senior Secondary Schools, was attended by 17 food hand...
Malaria infected mosquito
Malaria remains a threat to developing nations
29 April 2015
Rainy season is not always the favourite season for people living in malaria prevalent countries particularly in the Southern Africa Development Community region were the spread of the disease intensifies during the months of September through to...