News

Award honours key figure in African science

A new award for outstanding work by African agricultural scientists honours the work of visionary scientist Thomas …

17/02/12

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Senegal to search for younger agricultural researchers

The government hopes that new scientists and better salaries will help revitalise Senegal's Institute of …

14/12/11

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University of Zimbabwe set to build links to industry

A new business unit at the university aims to foster an entrepreneurial environment and help researchers …

01/06/11

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Critics question worth of Zambian science

Questions have been raised in the Zambian parliament over the relevance of scientific research carried out with …

13/12/07

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Zambia announces steps to plug brain drain

Zambia has announced a range of measures to encourage homegrown scientific talent to stay in the country.

26/11/07

Editorials

Turning the brain drain from threat to opportunity

Europe's recent bid to attract more skilled workers underlines developing countries' need for greater – not …

02/11/07

Opinion

The Muslim diaspora - from brain drain to brain gain?

Muslim countries should harness the talents of their huge diaspora and support collaboration between their …

03/10/07

Feature

Zimbabwean science must fight many battles

Robert Koenig reports on the challenges faced by Zimbabwean researchers, and how they are overcoming them.

08/05/07

Opinion

Brain drain may benefit 'donor' countries

The emigration of skilled workers may bring positive effects to their homeland, says a Nature editorial.

15/03/07

News

Invest in science, says World Bank president

The president of the World Bank has called for developing countries to invest in science in order to tackle …

16/02/07

News

Africa creates awards to encourage scientists

Africa hopes to boost its scientific capacity with a range of new awards and scholarships announced at the AU …

24/01/07

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Zambia's plans for science get recognition

The African Development Bank has approved a loan that will help Zambia train researchers and improve working …

23/01/07