Council for Scientific and Industrial Research

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Name: Council for Scientific and Industrial Research
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Stop rhino poaching! [AAD143]

The cruel and gruesome act of killing a rhino for its horns has struck at the hearts of our country and has mobilised our citizens into wanting to do something to help,” said Elise Daffue, founding director of StopRhinoPoaching.com. As of 10 September, ... [Published Jane's - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

NC State Receives $12.4 Million to Improve African Sweet Potatoes

North Carolina State University has announced a four-year, $12.4 million grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation in support of research on sweet potatoes, a critical food staple in sub-Saharan Africa.The grant will help fund the development of ... [Published Philanthropy News Digest - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Ozone layer showing signs of recovery

Pretoria - The ozone layer was showing positive signs of recovery, a report presented by the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) said.CSIR atmospheric scientist Dr Thando Ndarana presented the findings of the 2014 World Meteorological ... [Published SAnews.gov.za - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

IICT, Arva Labs to develop technology to produce 'Misoprostol’

In an example of industry-laboratory collaboration, IICT and Avra Labs have joined hands to develop and commercialise a manufacturing technology to produce 'Misoprostol’, a drug useful in reducing death rates during abortion.The Hyderabad-based, CSIR-IICT ... [Published Hindu Business Line - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

Science, technology crucial to development - Ex-Prez Kufour

Former President John Agyekum Kufuor has underscored the relevance of research, science and technology in a nation’s socio-economic development, stressing that the subjects play crucial roles in this competitive world.At the 6th graduation ceremony of ... [Published Graphic Ghana - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

‘Our Advantage is We Can Create More from Less’

BANGALORE: The greatest advantage India has over other nations in terms of innovation is that Indian engineers instinctively create “more from less,” said R A Mashelkar, former chief of Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR).“It was Indian ... [Published New Indian Express - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

‘Less lethal’ guns on the way, says police chief

National police commissioner Riah Phiyega was questioned on Wednesday (10/09/2014) about the use of the deadly R5 assault rifles in public order management.“Is it correct that even in every unit of the POP (public order policing unit), who are normally ... [Published Herald Live - Sep 10 2014]
Entities: Lonmin PLC, Marikana, Police
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Coal India starts assessment of coal reserves in two blocks in Mozambique [NEW]

( 2014-09-11 ) Indian state group Coal India plans to start assessing existing coal reserves in two blocks it was awarded in a concession in Mozambique, the group said according to the Press Trust of India (PTI).Citing the group’s Annual Report and Accounts, ... [Published Club of Mozambique - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 1 reports

Scientists to take lecture classes in government schools, colleges

Over 5,000 scientists, working in different central agencies including the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), should mandatorily undertake 12 hours of lecture classes in an academic year in public-funded schools and colleges across ... [Published India Today - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Sep 08 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 2 reports

5,000 govt scientists to teach in schools, colleges

NEW DELHI: The government has decided to make it mandatory for over 5,000 scientists, working in different central agencies including the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), to undertake 12 hours of lecture classes in an academic year ... [Published Times of India - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 1 reports

Police seek 3 billion for Public Order Policing

Briefing Parliament's police portfolio committee, national police commissioner Riah Phiyega said boosting the number of units and giving them the necessary support was vital to the country's stability.The request would be submitted to Treasury."We hope ... [Published Times Live South Africa - Sep 03 2014]
First reported Sep 02 2014 - Updated Sep 02 2014 - 1 reports

Plant breeding rights in Ghana to enhance farming and seed industry

The passage of the Plant Breeders Rights Bill is in the interest of farmers and the seed industry as it is for scientists, according to advocates for the bill’s passage.The Ghanaian scientific community is seeking to protect their intellectual property ... [Published Modern Ghana - Sep 02 2014]

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...programs," said project director Craig Yencho, a professor of horticultural science in NC State's College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. "We will work very closely with the sweetsweet potato breeding community to identify young breeders for advanced training to build long-term capacity in use of genomic breeding. During the project term, we will make efforts in training to ensure that new researchers and partners are fully capable of employing newly developed tools."
...of industry-laboratory collaboration, IICT and Avra Labs have joined hands to develop and commercialise a manufacturing technology to produce "Misoprostol’, a drug useful in reducing death rates during abortion."
"There are a number of women scientists who have inevitable break in the continuous career...we are trying to evolve a mechanism (to see) that we don't lose out to them and they don't lose out to us" Singh said while listing initiatives of his ministry
"He took up challenges where others thought it was difficult" he said

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NC State Receives $12.4 Million to Improve Afri... [Published Philanthropy News Digest - Sep 19 2014]
Stop rhino poaching! [AAD143] [Published Jane's - Sep 19 2014]
NC State receives $12.4 million grant from Gate... [Published Southeast Farm Press - Sep 17 2014]
Forest Managers Urged To Develop Performance St... [Published Peace FM - Sep 17 2014]
Ozone layer showing signs of recovery [Published SAnews.gov.za - Sep 17 2014]
India’s growing water footprint not sustainable... [Published Eco-Business - Sep 15 2014]
IICT, Arva Labs to develop technology to produc... [Published Hindu Business Line - Sep 13 2014]
Cabbage: Leading Cause Of Cholera [Published Peace FM - Sep 12 2014]
Science, technology crucial to development - Ex... [Published Graphic Ghana - Sep 12 2014]
‘Our Advantage is We Can Create More from Less’ [Published New Indian Express - Sep 12 2014]
Controversial inventor Ayyadurai bats for India... [Published Hindustan Times - Sep 11 2014]
Coal India starts assessment of coal reserves i... [Published Club of Mozambique - Sep 11 2014]
‘Less lethal’ guns on the way, says police chief [Published Herald Live - Sep 10 2014]
Scientists to take lecture classes in governmen... [Published India Today - Sep 09 2014]
5,000 govt scientists to teach in schools, coll... [Published Times of India - Sep 09 2014]
Free lectures in schools, colleges mandatory fo... [Published DailyMe.Com - Sep 08 2014]
Africa’s vital signs [Published Capital Ethiopia - Sep 08 2014]
World Vision To Improve Vitamin A Deficiency In... [Published Spy Ghana - Sep 08 2014]
Exploiting win-win opportunities in agricultura... [Published Modern Ghana - Sep 05 2014]
President launches Ibrahim Mahama Foundation [Published Graphic Ghana - Sep 04 2014]
Develop Habbits Of Documenting Life Experiences... [Published Spy Ghana - Sep 03 2014]
Piramal exits drug discovery in India [Published RSC - Sep 03 2014]
Police seek 3 billion for Public Order Policing [Published Times Live South Africa - Sep 03 2014]
Plant breeding rights in Ghana to enhance farmi... [Published Modern Ghana - Sep 02 2014]
Reconstitute IPAB recruitment body with chairma... [Published Livemint.com - Sep 02 2014]
Graduate Entrepreneur Institute To Be Establish... [Published Spy Ghana - Aug 30 2014]
Ghanaian Farmers’ Groups Schooled On GMOs [Published Spy Ghana - Aug 27 2014]
Experts brainstorm on new avatar of Plan panel,... [Published Hindu Business Line - Aug 26 2014]
Crop Research Institute Test GMO Rice In Kumasi... [Published Peace FM - Aug 26 2014]
Learning more about science-based careers [Published EE Publishers - Aug 26 2014]
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Breeders Bill to Protect Local Ghanaian Plant B... [Published CropBiotech Update - Aug 20 2014]
Scientists in Ghana are urging the public to support the plant breeder's bill. This was shared at a science workshop for journalists held on August 17, 2014 in Kumasi, Northern Ghana. Dr. Stephen Amoah, a research scientist of the Crop Research Institute ...
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Pakistan: Water brings change flowing in Pakist... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jan 29 2014]
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