Council for Scientific and Industrial Research

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Name: Council for Scientific and Industrial Research
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Dr Salimuzzaman Siddiqui: The man who merged eastern and western medicine

One of Dr Siddiq­ui’s legaci­es is the scient­ific resear­ch and learni­ng instit­utions founde­d or suppor­ted by him.Salimuzzaman Siddiqui. PHOTO: FILEA rare but short documentary on the life of Dr Salimuzzaman Siddiqui parked at a news website unveils ... [Published The Express Tribune - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 2 reports

Martins meets with IPPs

Johannesburg -Energy Minister Ben Martins will on Friday host a strategic engagement session with independent power producers (IPP).The event would be held at the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) offices in Pretoria.“This session ... [Published Daily News South Africa - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

Minister Ben Martins holds engagement session with Independent Power Producers, 11 Apr

Minister of Energy’s interactions with contracted Independent Power Producers (IPPs)10 Apr 2014The Minister of Energy, Mr Dikobe Ben Martins, invites members of the media to his strategic engagement session with independent power producers (IPP) as part ... [Published South African Government - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

Ghana should brace up for bio-technology

A senior research expert with the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) has said Ghana needs to brace up for modern agricultural bio-technology in order to meet the targets of the Millennium Development Goal (MDG) on food sufficiency.Dr ... [Published Graphic Ghana - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

Wireless network opens doors for N Cape learners

Kuruman – Education for learners in about 50 schools in the JT Gaetsewe District Municipality in the Northern Cape is set to become more interesting, thanks to the introduction of wireless network in the area.Science and Technology Deputy Minister Michael ... [Published SAnews.gov.za - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

Project launched to boost rice production

Tamale, April 3, GNA The Savannah Agricultural Research Institute (SARI) of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) has launched a US,498,465 quality rice development project to increase rice production and reduce food insecurity in ... [Published Modern Ghana - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 1 reports

Consumption, not population boom, driving climate change – scientist

World News: 15:40 GMT Monday 7th April 2014 . [ ]This story Describing climate change as the “defining issue of the twenty-first century”, the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) natural resources and the environment chief researcher ... [Published SPi World News - Apr 07 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 1 reports

Project launched to boost rice production

Tamale, April 3, GNA The Savannah Agricultural Research Institute (SARI) of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) has launched a US,498,465 quality rice development project to increase rice production and reduce food insecurity in ... [Published Ghana News Agency - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 1 reports

Maize yields to drop by a third in 2050 due to climate change: UN

According to a new report by the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, the survival of human civilisation is at risk unless carbon emissions are cut urgently.In Southern Africa the impacts of climate change will be hugely evident in ... [Published CNBC Africa - Apr 02 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 1 reports

Scientists discuss how to stimulate growth

Kumasi, April 1, GNA A two-day international science forum designed to stimulate creativity and innovation for accelerated development of the nation, would take place at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi in May.Dubbed The ... [Published Ghana News Agency - Apr 01 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 01 2014 - 1 reports

Asantehene moots International Science Forum to mark 15th anniversary

Asantehene Otumfuor Osei Tutu IIThe Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, has mooted an International Science Forum as part of events to commemorate the 15th anniversary of his ascension to the Golden Stool.The focus, according to a statement, is to draw ... [Published Adom 106.3 FM - Apr 01 2014]
First reported Mar 24 2014 - Updated Mar 24 2014 - 1 reports

R9.9m water-bottling plant handed over in Mpumalanga

The initiative, which was the brainchild of Mpumalanga Premier David Mabuza, was conceptualised in 2009 as an economic intervention aimed at addressing high unemployment and poverty levels in the area by encouraging community members to form cooperatives, ... [Published Engineering News - Mar 24 2014]

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"This session will afford the minister an opportunity to interact with IPPs for the first time since his appointment as minister of energy" the energy department said in a statement
QUOTE: "After flying in a helicopter to ascertain for himself the extent of damage caused to the land and water bodies of Akyem Abuakwa by activities of illegal miners … known as 'galamsayers', President Mahama … tagged the area as the headquarters of illegal mining in the country. 'I flew all the way to this place and when you monitor the extent of damage caused to the land and our water, you will feel sorry for yourselves. President Mahama…. said, the activities of the illegal miners was an impediment to efforts to protect water bodies. 'Hitherto you could drink from the Birim river, nowadays anyone who dares drink the Birim risks losing his life…We must protect what God gave us so that generations after us will not regret,' he admonished."
"A complex and unfriendly business ecosystem pushes small entrepreneurs towards the informal and unregistered segment, which is growing faster than the organised segment by more than five times, and already accounts for over 95 percent of all MSMEs" according the report
"There is a lot of hype out there about how smartphones and SMS services can help farmers but really you've got to go back to basics and offer them answers in their own language from dedicated professionals they can trust" he added

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Dr Salimuzzaman Siddiqui: The man who merged ea... [Published The Express Tribune - Apr 14 2014]
Martins meets with IPPs [Published Daily News South Africa - Apr 11 2014]
SAPA - ENERGY-D/L-IPP [Published Namibia Press Agency - Apr 11 2014]
Minister Ben Martins holds engagement session w... [Published South African Government - Apr 10 2014]
Ghana should brace up for bio-technology [Published Graphic Ghana - Apr 10 2014]
Wireless network opens doors for N Cape learners [Published SAnews.gov.za - Apr 10 2014]
The Collateral Benefits of India's Open Source ... [Published Forbes India - Apr 09 2014]
Big data: What does it mean for business? [Published Wbs Journal - Apr 09 2014]
Project launched to boost rice production [Published Modern Ghana - Apr 09 2014]
Minister Derek Hanekom hands over mobile lab in... [Published South African Government - Apr 08 2014]
Consumption, not population boom, driving clima... [Published SPi World News - Apr 07 2014]
Consumption, not population boom, driving clima... [Published Polity.org.za - Apr 07 2014]
Genetically modified foods pose no risk [Published Ghana News Agency - Apr 06 2014]
Mail matters [Published The Hindu - Apr 05 2014]
Project launched to boost rice production [Published Ghana News Agency - Apr 03 2014]
Researchers to release improved seeds to farmers [Published Ghana News Agency - Apr 03 2014]
Rice lands being lost to oil business - Dr Salifu [Published Ghana News Agency - Apr 03 2014]
Thank You, President Mahama! 1 Cameron Duodu [Published Modern Ghana - Apr 02 2014]
Neck-and-Neck race in Virudhunagar [Published The Hindu - Apr 02 2014]
Maize yields to drop by a third in 2050 due to ... [Published CNBC Africa - Apr 02 2014]
Scientists discuss how to stimulate growth [Published Ghana News Agency - Apr 01 2014]
Asantehene moots International Science Forum to... [Published Adom 106.3 FM - Apr 01 2014]
Thank You, President Mahama! [Published Daily Guide Ghana - Mar 29 2014]
Active neurons phosphorylate glucose in vivo [N... [Published PNAS - Mar 27 2014]
National Environmental Management: Waste Amendm... [Published Parliamentary Monitoring Group - Mar 25 2014]
Govt concerned at 221% rise in sick MSMEs [Published Business Standard India - Mar 24 2014]
R9.9m water-bottling plant handed over in Mpuma... [Published Engineering News - Mar 24 2014]
Achieving Food, Nutrition Security [Published Spy Ghana - Mar 22 2014]
Maharashtra SET Answer Key 2013 released [Published TruthDive - Mar 14 2014]
Swaminathan for policy to check junk food sale [Published Deccan Herald - Mar 12 2014]
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