Why Bill Gates is Optimistic About Africa

Updated: Thu 24 Jul, 11:49 am

Addressing students at Addis Ababa University, where he was presented with an honorary degree, Bill Gates, co-chair of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, set out why he is optimistic for Africa's … read more »

Africa: Herders Help Eradicate Livestock Disease

Updated: Thu 13 Sep, 02:00 pm 2012

Research in Science provides new insights into the successful battle against the devastating cattle disease rinderpest in Africa. In an interview with AllAfrica, the report's lead author and scientist … read more »

Science's Role in Growing Diverse, Nutritious Food

Updated: Tue 26 Nov, 12:36 pm

Food security is an issue that touches all aspects of the development agenda, from agriculture and environmental management to economics, governance and social equality. Can science meet the demand … read more »