Optimised Ash Based Beef Cattle Mineral and Vitamin Block Lick for Free Choice Feeding

cows grazing

Minerals and vitamins are often ignored functional nutrients for grazing cattle especially in smallholder farming arears due to lack of technical know-how, convenient forms, availability or affordability.

It is reported that over 70% of farmers in Southern-Africa fail to realise the full value of their livestock due to poor nutrition, as a result animals suffer from chronic hunger, poor growth rate and fertility, low milk production and metabolic diseases.

The sorghum revolution – celebrating treasures of the African soil

So Yhum biscuit range

SR Snacks (Pty) Ltd co-founder, Keneiloe Kganane - Bcom Economics and Econometrics graduate, is on a mission to  revive sorghum in the South African market by providing innovative, climate-smart, nutritious, affordable and tasty sorghum snacks foods  that will ensure food security for generations to come.

Next Generation of Problem Solvers – Team Botswana SANBioLabHack 2018

PCR Machine

Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) education in Africa is challenged by shortages of laboratory equipment in teaching institutions. In South Africa, according to an online Fintech article, 86% of SA’s 23 589 public schools do not have science labs.

While these alarming statistics may apply to the SA context, sadly this problem is also found in every developing nation and Botswana is no exception.

A new breed of entrepreneurs – Social Entrepreneurship

A new breed of entrepreneurs

As the African proverb says, “you empower a woman, you empower a nation”. Taking this powerful thought forward, the 2nd season of the FemBioBiz Acceleration Programme aims to trigger the possibility of empowering a generation by empowering the women.

Unsung natural resources reign supreme at FemBioBioz Phase 2 competition in Mozambique

FBB Moz Phase 2 Finalists

The phase 2 competition of the FemBioBiz Acceleration Programme participants echoed a common purpose: to use Mozambique’s abundant and underutilised natural resources to better the wellbeing of their communities.