Bio-enhanced Seeds: creating the next generation of seeds

Horticulture is one of the sub sectors in Agriculture that has shown great promise as a foreign exchange earner in the region particularly for Ethiopia and Kenya. Kenya is the top exporter of fresh produce and flowers in sub-Saharan Africa with horticulture contributing 36 percent to the agricultural GDP and continues to grow at between … Read more

Open Innovation Tackles NCDs in Africa

The Devex Impact website reported that to understand more about Africa’s increasing noncommunicable diseases (NCD) threat, we need to bring together the brightest scientific minds to work as a team rather than struggling alone to find answers. No single country in the region has enough researchers with the appropriate mix of skills required to tackle … Read more

Building for Development: Could Infrastructure Draw Unexpected Investors to Africa?

Only one out of every 40 dollars of foreign direct investment (FDI) since the 1990s has gone to Sub-Saharan Africa. This is dwarfed by the one out of every eight dollars that went to Latin America and the Caribbean, or the more impressive one out of every four dollars invested in Asian countries. Yet recent … Read more

A systematic review of the literature on self-management interventions and discussion of their potential relevance for people living with HIV in sub-Saharan Africa.

A systematic review of the literature on self-management interventions and discussion of their potential relevance for people living with HIV in sub-Saharan Africa. Patient Educ Couns. 2014 Jan 30; Authors: Aantjes CJ, Ramerman L, Bunders JF Abstract OBJECTIVE: This study systematically reviews the literature on self-management interventions provided by health care teams, community partners, patients … Read more

Africa: Q&A – Omotade Akin Aina On Expanding PhDs in Africa

[SciDev.Net]The National Research Foundation in South Africa, in partnership with Carnegie Corporation of New York, is hosting a workshop on excellence in doctoral programmes in sub-Saharan Africa (27-29 October) in Gauteng, South Africa. Go to Source Tags: sub-saharan africa, Carnegie Corporation of New York, Business_Finance, Technology_Internet