NEPAD Agency ABNE, in collaboration with Makerere University, Uganda and Michigan State University, organized a biosafety short course for African regulators in Kampala, Uganda, from 14 to 17 July 2014.
On International Mandela Day Professor Mzobanzi Mboya, Head of the NEPAD Education Programme devoted 67 minutes of his time to high school students in the townships of Mamelodi and Soshanguve in Pretoria.
While regulatory systems are essential for good health care because they ensure speedy access to safe, high quality and effective medicines, these systems however need be strengthened and harmonized in West Africa.
The NEPAD Agency and United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) have signed a Memorandum of Understandingto develop a joint initiative that will address appropriate solutions for Africa’s changing population issues.
Realising that Africa can also benefit from STI activities, in 2005 the AMCOST adopted Africa’s Science and Technology CPA which articulates the AU agenda for harnessing STI to boost economic growth and improve the lives of African people.
The African Orphan Crops Consortium (AOCC) today opened the African Plant Breeding Academy to help improve the livelihoods of Africa’s smallholder farmers and their families, reduce hunger and boost Africa’s food supply.