Zakia
Malawi on the map – FemBioBiz Phase 2
17 July 2018
The second phase of FemBioBiz Season 2 has concluded for Malawi, home...
cows drinking water
Afro-centric foot-and-mouth disease diagnostic kit brings relieve to SADC farmers
12 July 2018
Livestock owners and farmers will now be able to identify Foot-and-mouth Disease (FMD) several months past the ini...
Industry 4.0
The future is digital and nigh – SADC Ministerial meeting
11 July 2018
Clemence is a 45-year old successful livestock farmer in rural countryside of Chipinge, in Zimbabwe. He is a family man with six children, 3 boys and 3 girls, all of them going through primary school. In the past two decades, Clemence has seen...
Drone
High-tech SADC: health and agri innovations
11 July 2018
SADC innovators are applying big data, artificial intelligence (AI) and other smart technologies in medicine, forensics, farming and diagnostics. Gift Gana developed the...
tea farming
Vulnerable communities in SADC uplifted through science, innovation and technology
11 July 2018
Shamisa lives in a dry part of Zimbabwe. With few prospects for income, she relies on small scale farming to feed her family.  Food insecurity impacts 239 million Africans, and up to 40% of children under the age of five...
Tuberculous meningitis
New TB Meningitis test beats the rest
21 June 2018
TB meningitis is a major cause of death in Southern Africa, but the current diagnostic tests are not as quick or as sensitive as they need to be. Finding a sensitive, rapid test for TB meningitis has been elusive until now, but that is changin...