SADC member states undergraduate students to build low-cost laboratory equipment at SANBio LabHack

working in a lab

SADC member states undergraduate students to build low-cost laboratory equipment designed for the African context at the South African edition of the LabHack 2018, arranged by SANBio / BioFISA II in collaboration with the University of Oxford.

Protection of Indigenous Knowledge Systems under the spotlight at IKS International Conference 2018

Department of Science and Technology Minister, Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane

The second international Indigenous Knowledge Systems (IKS) conference kicked off Heritage Month last week by the Department of Science and Technology (DST) Minister, Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane under the theme, "Protecting indigenous knowledge towards socio-economic development".

Hosted in partnership with the DST and the North-West University, Kubayi-Ngubane said one of the purposes of the conference was to undo the damage that was caused by the apartheid government which left out indigenous communities while discussing their heritage.

Continuing Professional Development Course in Animal Health Diagnostics – A capacity building initiative

cows and flees

In an effort to improve field and laboratory detection skills of vector-borne and transboundary livestock diseases for veterinarians, the School of Veterinary Medicine (SoVM) of the University of Zambia (UNZA) partnered with the Central Veterinary Research Institute (CVRI) to develop and conduct a short course in thematic area of animal health diagnostics.