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Overview of Biotechnology in Mozambique

In Science and Society

Mozambique is a country that faces frequent shortages in food production, particularly in the southern areas that are prone to drought and also to floods. In this context, the development and access to technology for food and agricultural production is of crucial importance for achieving food security in the country. Biotechnology in Mozambique still needs development to assist agricultural research. In this regard, the country needs prioritise its intervention in biotechnology. 

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Club of Mozambique

In Business and Technology

Solutions is Mozambique’s one stop business center, assisting investors in the identification of business opportunities, potential partners, and finance, and the establishment of companies in Mozambique. We are specialized in advisory services and practical solutions for all of an investor’s business needs including: legal, auditing, accounting, banking, IT, insurance, telecommunications, and Real Estate.

African women scientists praise fellowship scheme

In Debates and Public Life

Disease-resistant chickens and pineapple juice that stays fresh for longer are two innovations to have emerged during the first phase of the African Women in Agricultural Research and Development (AWARD) scheme. The scheme was set up in 2008 and has provided 250 two-year fellowships to talented female African scientists, which involve extensive mentoring, professional development and training.

FAO Biotecnology: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

In Debates and Public Life

FAO’s mandate

Achieving food security for all is at the heart of FAO’s efforts – to make sure people have regular access to enough high-quality food to lead active, healthy lives.

FAO’s mandate is to raise levels of nutrition, improve agricultural productivity, better the lives of rural populations and contribute to the growth of the world economy.

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Parc Científic i Tecnològic de la Universitat de Girona

In Networks and Organizations, Science and Society

Està dissenyat per encoratjar la formació i el creixement d’empreses basades en el coneixement i d’altres organitzacions d’alt valor afegit pertanyents al sector terciari,normalment residents al propi Parque.Posee un organisme estable de gestió queimpulsa la transferència de tecnologia i fomenta la innovació entre les empreses iorganitzacions usuàries del Parc.

Italian Ceramic lead the world

In Business and Technology

A business can internationalize by restricting itself to seeking out commercial channels abroad, or it can do so by becoming a player in world production. Italy’s makers of ceramic tiles have embarked resolutely on the second path. This is not a new phenomenon: Modena and Reggio Emilia, the historic capitals of tile manufacture, first began putting down roots abroad in the early 1980s. At a time when markets outside Europe seemed distant and unappealing, ceramics manufacturers in Italy had already transplanted entire branches of their companies into such unknown territories as Russia, the USA and Africa.

uQR.me: the first free QR social utility

In Business and Technology

What’s a QR code? Strange pixilated squares have been popping up in magazines, outdoor ads and newspapers, but what many people don’t know is that these pixilated squares are called QRs and can graphically reproduce a URL. QRs were once only available to big advertising firms, but now www.uqr.me gives individuals the opportunity to have their own personal QR and manage it which ever way they want, for free.

Murcia Science Park: a meeting point for science and knowledge

In Science and Society

The Murcia Science Park was born with the future in mind, with an open, universal focus, so creating a scientific, cultural and recreational environment and making it a MEETING POINT FOR SCIENCE AND KNOWLEDGE. As a nexus of the science-technology-company system it should ensure the link between universities, technological centres and the production system of the region, thus spreading out beyond its own physical space.

SoMeS: Media Haka’s interactive data art at SonarPro

In Business and Technology

The Catalan Company Media Haka will present in Barcelona (2011, 16th June) “Social Media Sculpture”, a site specific interactive installation based on a software which enables to create and energize a network in real time, mapping the connections between people and displaying it in a Data Art format. SonarPro is the meeting point for professionals in the music industry and technologies applied to audiovisual and new media art.

 

by Fabrizio Palasciano