SADC Ministers SANBio Business Plan
SADC Ministers Endorse SANBio Business Plan 2021-2024
31 August 2021
The SANBio Business Plan 2021-2024 was recently...
AUDA-NEPAD Centre of Excellence Launch
AUDA-NEPAD Launches Centre of Excellence to Upscale Home-Grown Innovations in Africa
31 August 2021
The African Union Development Agency (AUDA-NEPAD), in partnership with the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) and Stellenbosch University (SU), have launched a Centre of Excellence in Science, Technology and Innovation to upscal...
Pandemic Lab Safety Challenge
Virtual training on Lab Safety Practices During Covid-19
29 July 2021
  SANBio in partnership with the Laboratory Safety Institute (LSi) and Seeding Labs is bringing students, scientists and researchers who are any s...
Pandemic Lab Safety Challenge Deadline Extended
#Pandemiclabsafetychallenge: We have extended the deadline for applications!
1 July 2021
After careful consideration, we are excited to...
edible insects
African Neglected Crops can Unlock Economic Value
26 May 2021
What do Millets (Lebelebele), Fonio (acha or acca), Cowpeas, Quinoa, Amaranth (Bondwe), Marama Bean, and Cassava have in common? They are some of the many African foods which have been neglected, underutilized, and pushe...
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Neglected Foods of Africa: How Africa can feed the world
17 May 2021
The role of indigenous foods which have largely been neglected by the formal commercial food systems may be key to progressing SDG2. These foods, such as Bambara groundnuts, millets, and edible insects are culturally acceptable in African cuisine,...