SANBio Parallel Session at the 5th African Higher Education Week: Finding ways to attract private sector to invest in Bioscience Innovations

Prof Linus Opara presenting at SANBio Side Event

NEPAD-SANBio hosted a side event at the 5th African Higher Education Week and RUFORUM Biennial Conference 2016 on the 19th of October 2016 under the theme “Innovating Sustainable Partnerships in Nutrition”. The objective of the side event was to share ideas on novel partnerships for advancing the scaling-up of technologies, funding and models of coordinating research in the SADC region. The side event attracted more than 60 participants.

Amongst the presenters were experts from the SADC region, such as Prof Linus Opara from Stellenbosch University and Prof Emmanuel Kaunda from Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources.

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