Cattle farmers can now test their animals on the spot for brucellosis, a highly infectious disease that threatens both bovine and human life. Much like a pregnancy test, the new diagnostic tool, developed by LifeAssay Diagnostics and supported by NEPAD SANBio, gives results within 10 minutes, and with even greater accuracy than slower, more expensive lab tests.
Marula Kernels Extraction for Natural Seed Oil
Funded by Botswana Innovation Hub (BIH)
Synmba – A Functional synbiotic sorghum-based beverage
On 31 July – 3 August 2017, NEPAD SANBio (Southern Africa Network for Biosciences), with the support of the BioFISA II Programme (a Finnish-Southern African Partnership Programme to Strengthen NEPAD SANBio), and the Botswana Innovation Hub held the SANBio Winter School on Indigenous Knowledge Systems Commercialisation in Gaborone, Botswana.
Healthy SMA²RT Snacks from Climate-Smart Crops
The University of Pretoria, National University of Lesotho and the Botswana University of Agriculture and Natural resources have teamed up to develop Safe, Market ready, Acceptable African, Ready-to-eat/use, Trendy (SMA²RT) nutritious snacks from indigenous ingredients.
International Testing of Forensic Genotyping Prototype Kit
Advancing a simple and rapid field test for bovine brucellosis