African governments have been advised to increase investment in science, technology and innovation (STI) to improve productivity and create jobs to its people. However, to realise impact of STI, good research management must be enforced for efficient use of resources especially invested from tax payers.
Nhlanhla is a recent graduate from the University of Swaziland with an MSc in Agricultural Sciences. At the age of 25, she is full of life and has many dreams for herself and her five siblings, many of them either unemployed or underemployed. Nhlanhla dreams of a future where she would be able to not only afford food, water, shelter and energy, but be able to even go on a holiday in Durban.
Seychelles is a beautiful country – that can hardly be denied. Surrounded by crystal clear waters, with mountains and hills towering almost overhead as you walk on the beaches, you cannot help but be impressed by your surroundings. The country is, however, very small even though it comprises more than 116 gorgeous islands.
However, this is not a travel blog or advertisement – instead, we will focus on other exciting things more relevant to what NEPAD-SANBio is all about.