October 24

  • Namibia: Swakopmund Hosts Marine Scientists

    Namibia Economist

    At the opening of the official third global Large Marine Ecosystem Conference, which happened earlier in October, Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Fisheries and Marine... Read more »



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October 20

  • Africa: 'Science Must Have a Place the Policy Table,' World Leaders Urge At Special UN Meeting

    UN News

    Science, technology and innovation are central in forging development policy and solving some of the world's most pressing problems including in education, health care and peace... Read more »

  • Africa: Are We Miscommunicating Gender in Science?

    SciDev.Net

    To better link science and society, a first step is to communicate accurately and in a gender-balanced way. Read more »

  • Nigeria: Farmers Task N/Assembly on Biotech Law in Nigeria

    Daily Trust

    Farmers and other stakeholders in agriculture, science and technology and health sectors have called for the adoption and promotion of bio-safety in order to improve agricultural... Read more »



October 17



October 16

  • Africa: Give Landlocked Nations a Tech Boost, Says UN Chief

    SciDev.Net

    The international community must do more to provide landlocked developing countries (LLDCs) with the agricultural and industrial technology to turn raw materials into high-value... Read more »

  • Ethiopia: Ethiopia's Seed Banks and the Search for Food Security

    SciDev.Net

    The community seed bank in Chefe Donsa, a village two hours' drive east of the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa, collects and preserves the seeds of local crops to ensure farmers have... Read more »

  • South Africa: Looking On the Past - the Artistry and Science of John Gurche [analysis]

    Daily Maverick

    J. BROOKS SPECTOR spent time with paleo-artist John Gurche for a conversation that ranged from depictions of evolution in popular film to the tricks of imbuing a clay and fur model... Read more »

  • Ghana: Kpone Katamanso District Education Directorate Held a Science Project Fair [press release]

    Ghana Govt.

    A one day science project fair has been organized by the Kpone Katamanso District Directorate of Education to mark its maiden annual Science Technology Mathematics and Innovation... Read more »

  • Africa: Nasa's Rapidscat Keeps Watchful Eye On Ocean Storms [document]

    State Department

    NASA launches an Earth science mission to the International Space Station that is a hit with researchers and forecasters of hurricanes and other tropical cyclones. Read more »

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