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Esri partner QSIT implements AI solution for Egyptian agriculture sector
16-04-2021 | 10:39:00
Esri , the global leader in location intelligence, announced the Egyptian partner Quality Standards for Information Technology (QSIT), has successfully implemented the Crop Mapping and Field Boundary Detection solution.
Climate change taking a toll on Ethiopian coffee, study
16-04-2021 | 06:49:36
Ethiopia may produce less specialty coffee and more rather bland tasting varieties in the future.
[Interview] Stephan Eyeson, fondateur et PDG, Survey54
09-04-2021 | 09:57:00
L'entrepreneur Britanique-Ghanéen, Stephan Eyeson, est actuellement PDG et fondateur de la société panafricaine de collecte de renseignements sur les consommateurs, Survey54.
[Interview] Stephan Eyeson, Founder & CEO, Survey54
30-03-2021 | 10:06:00
British-Ghanaian entrepreneur, Stephan Eyeson, is current CEO and Founder of pan-African consumer intelligence gathering firm, Survey54.
Lafarge Egypt partners with National Research Centre to promote use of innovative construction materials
25-03-2021 | 06:30:31
The National Research Centre (NRC) and Lafarge Egypt, a member of LafargeHolcim Group, have inked a Memorandum of Understanding, to promote the future of the Cement Industry in Egypt.
Researchers call for gender-friendly crop varieties to aid food security
16-03-2021 | 08:22:16
A study was carried out by a team of researchers led by Amare Tegbaru, IITA Gender Specialist, to examine the development of drought-tolerant maize varieties in West Africa.
[Column] Eric Kimunguyi: Why Europe wants Africa to end crop protection
12-03-2021 | 15:24:00
Indeed, so extreme is the anti-pesticide noise that we are in danger of plundering our food output and increasing our dependency on Europe for generations ahead.
IDRC, ACIAR partner to economically empower African women farmers
09-03-2021 | 13:40:00
As COVID-19 pandemic continues, existing inequalities have been further fanned, with already vulnerable and marginalized groups faced with additional challenges and even further reductions in their access to services and opportunities.
Researcher explores native grass for improving livestock productivity in DR Congo
09-03-2021 | 11:03:29
With a population of close to 90 million people, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), which is the largest country in sub-Saharan Africa, boasts 90 million hectares of pasture that can support 40 million heads of cattle and produce 1.5 million tonnes of beef per year.
Africa Digital Inclusion Facility approves $1.3m grants for research efforts to enhance women’s digital access to loans and micro-insurance
09-03-2021 | 07:38:00
The African Development Bank has approved two grants for research that will increase African women’s access to a range of digital financial services including loans and micro-insurance.
Kantar names Adeola Tejumola to lead Middle East and Africa business
02-03-2021 | 15:22:35
Kantar, the world’s data, insights and consulting company, has announced the promotion of Adeola Tejumola to lead the Insights Division of Kantar in the Middle East and Africa region.
Climate smart forage grasses increase milk yields and income of Kenya dairy farmers
26-02-2021 | 06:32:02
Dickson Osogo a farmer in Kenya’s Siaya County is among more than 1,000 dairy farmers in Western Kenya who have insulated themselves from high commercial feed prices and poor quality nappier grass and in the process increased milk yields and income.
Banana breeding project successfully implements modern track and trace system
15-02-2021 | 05:29:29
Tagging products with barcodes for easy price retrieval in supermarkets is now a regular practice that people often take for granted.
[Nigeria] University of Port Harcourt to get $6 million gas Research Center
12-02-2021 | 08:32:30
As part of the Human Capital Development Programme for the NLNG Train 7 Project, over $6 million has been set aside for the strengthening of the LNG and Gas Research Centre at the University of Port Harcourt.
[Interview] Dr. B.M. Prasanna, Director, CIMMYT
11-02-2021 | 06:36:15
The farming community has a reason to smile after the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) recently announced it had successfully developed three CIMMYT-derived fall armyworm-tolerant elite maize hybrids for eastern and southern Africa.
Fellowship seeks to invest in over 630 African agricultural scientists
02-02-2021 | 07:40:22
Investing in the next generation of African scientists, African Women in Agricultural Research and Development (AWARD) has announced that the call for third cohort of the One Planet Fellowship is now open.
RES4Africa Foundation welcomes CSIR and Nedbank among its partners
01-02-2021 | 09:39:36
RES4Africa Foundation widens its field of action by welcoming CSIR and Nedbank, joining a network of excellence from across the European renewable energy value chain.
54gene unveils scientific research laboratory in Lagos State, Nigeria
27-01-2021 | 07:11:26
54gene has unveiled its new lab in Lagos State, Nigeria, capable of human whole genome sequencing and a variety of other scientific investigations.
TDI-Brooks completes G&G campaign off Equatorial Guinea
26-01-2021 | 05:54:17
TDI-Brooks International has completed a geophysical and geotechnical (G&G) campaign for Trident Equatorial Guinea off the coast of Equatorial Guinea in the Elon Field.
GSK, Novartis partner to support scientific research into genetic diversity in Africa
19-01-2021 | 06:55:00
GSK and Novartis announced the launch of a collaboration to support high-quality scientific research investigating the link between genetic diversity across different regions in Africa and its potential impact on response to drug therapeutics.
CIMMYT unveils three fall armyworm-tolerant maize varieties for Eastern and Southern Africa
23-12-2020 | 06:41:17
The International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) has announced the successful development of three CIMMYT-derived fall armyworm-tolerant elite maize hybrids for eastern and southern Africa.
Scientists track how Svalbard polar bears are adapting to climate change
21-12-2020 | 11:15:00
CNN’s Call to Earth report has explored how testing and tracking is helping scientists understand how polar bears are adapting to climate change in Svalbard, a Norwegian archipelago north of the mainland.
CGG signs multi-client airborne gravity gradient survey agreement with SNPC in Congo Brazzaville
09-12-2020 | 08:05:26
CGG is mobilizing to acquire the industry’s first-ever multi-client airborne gravity and magnetic survey of the onshore Congo Cuvette Basin in the Republic of Congo after signing an agreement with the SNPC and the Ministry of Hydrocarbons.
VAALCO completes 3-D seismic survey data acquisition over entire Etame Marin block offshore Gabon
08-12-2020 | 06:25:41
VAALCO Energy announced that the acquisition of three dimensional (3-D) seismic data at the Etame Marin block offshore Gabon has been completed.
Webb Fontaine announces investments to open Artificial Intelligence R&D centre in Africa
01-12-2020 | 14:04:37
Webb Fontaine has announced crucial investments into Africa with plans to open an Artificial Intelligence Research and Development Centre in Africa.
New PGS multiclient for Ghana Tano Basin now available
25-11-2020 | 13:10:42
PGS has completed imaging of the first-ever MultiClient 3D seismic survey offshore Ghana. The broadband KPSDM data reveals sharper imaging of prolific Cretaceous reservoir targets.
African Academy of Sciences, partners launch Africa’s first online Clinical Trial Community
25-11-2020 | 09:53:00
The African Academy of Sciences (AAS), the Africa Union Development Agency (AUDA-NEPAD) together with global partners launched Africa’s First Online Clinical Trial Community (CTC).
PGS delivers early-out products in Angola’s Namibe Basin
23-11-2020 | 07:24:00
PGS, provider of seismic images and 3D data announced that early-out PSTM products are now available from PGS’ latest MultiClient 3D survey in the Namibe Basin, Angola.
PGS expands Angola MegaSurvey in Lower Congo Basin
03-11-2020 | 06:19:00
PGS recently expanded the Angola MegaSurvey to include Block 16 PSTM GeoStreamer data, increasing 3D seismic data coverage over the prolific Lower Congo Basin.
54gene launches clinical research program in Nigeria
29-10-2020 | 06:45:34
54gene, whose mission is to advance inclusive precision medicine through research, advanced molecular diagnostics, and clinical programs, has launched its Clinical Program Services (CPS) division in Nigeria.
TGS adds to offshore Nigeria data with new coring project
21-10-2020 | 12:20:16
TGS, provider of multi-client geoscience data for exploration and production companies announced the recommencement of the geochemical coring project offshore Nigeria.
TDI-Brooks completes EBS program offshore Ivory Coast
20-10-2020 | 11:49:33
TDI-Brooks International together with the French environmental firm Créocéan and Benthic Solutions, has completed an Environmental Baseline Studies for TOTAL E&P Côte d’Ivoire, Ivory Coast.
Polarcus awarded 3D project in West Africa
19-10-2020 | 08:00:00
Polarcus, geophysical service provider of safe and environmentally responsible marine acquisition services announced a letter of award has been received for 3D seismic data acquisition services in West Africa.
[Angola] Sonangol to construct scientific research center to boost oil production
08-10-2020 | 07:32:00
Angola national fuel company Sonangol has set its eyes on 2021 to start the construction of a center for scientific research and innovation.
Yidan Prize Foundation announces 2020 Yidan Prize laureates
25-09-2020 | 10:04:00
The Yidan Prize Foundation, a global philanthropic educational foundation inspiring future progress and change in education, announced the 2020 laureates of the Yidan Prize.
Shearwater GeoServices receives Mauritania 3D exploration award from Total
28-08-2020 | 10:18:00
Shearwater GeoServices announced it has received an award for a large towed streamer 3D acquisition and Fast Track processing project by Total E&P Mauritania.
Polarcus secures new XArray 3D project in West Africa
28-08-2020 | 07:32:00
Polarcus announced the award of an XArray 3D marine seismic acquisition project in West Africa commencing in October 2020 with a duration of approximately 2 months.
Targeted fertilizer recommendations improve maize productivity in Ethiopia
25-07-2020 | 10:24:00
Soil degradation and nutrient depletion have been serious threats to agricultural productivity and food security in Ethiopia.
[Kenya] ICIPE research confirms nutritional superiority of insect oils
25-07-2020 | 07:55:00
Researchers from the International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology, icipe, have provided evidence on the nutritional superiority of insects oils.