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.
Professor Mzobz Mboya, NEPAD’s Advisor on Education and Training recently met with the Government of Cameroon to put into effect a new master’s degree programme 25 nurses and midwifes in maternal and child care.
In an effort to better know NEPAD and NEPAD Programmes, 3rd year students of the International Relations course at The University of the Witwatersrand, popularly known as Wits University toured the NEPAD Agency today.
NEPAD CEO on Friday March 22 hosted the Ambassador of the Republic of Congo, His Excellency Léonard Emile Ognimba & Dr Martial Ikounga, newly elected Commissioner of the AU in charge of Human Resources, Science and Technology, at the NEPAD offices.
The Finish and South African Government have committed their continued support to the New Partnership for Africa’s Development BioFISA Programme, as concrete achievements have been made in curing diseases, combating hunger and sustaining livestock.
The centre, which is going to be run by the Government of Botswana through the support of COHRED, will collaborate with the New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD) in the areas of health, research, biosciences, science and technology.