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RFI Presented at Global Health Innovation Meeting
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RFI Presented at Global Health Innovation Meeting

The Research Fairness Initiative (RFI) was presented during a roundtable discussion at the Group of Twenty (G20) Global Health Innovation meeting on 28 April 2017, in Berlin, Germany. [Image credit: Flickr, GotCredit.com]

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SARIMA Annual Conference Heads to Namibia
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SARIMA Annual Conference Heads to Namibia

The annual conference of the Southern African Research and Innovation Management Association (SARIMA) is set to take place in Windhoek, Namibia, from 22-25 May 2017. [Image credit: SARIMA/Eastern Sun Events]

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Innovation Africa Summit 2016
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Innovation Africa Summit 2016

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Kenya will play host to this year’s 6th Innovation Africa Summit, which is being organised by science and education network, AfricanBrains. “Innovation Africa 2016 will leverage its position as the continent’s number one high level ministerial forum to ensure the participation of over 40 countries with 90 ministerial invitations,” the event’s website says. Registration is currently open. [Image credit: AfricanBrains]

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Venture Capital Available for Innovative Agribusiness Ideas
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Venture Capital Available for Innovative Agribusiness Ideas

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The African Agribusiness Incubators Network (AAIN) is offering between US $5,000 and US$ 50,000 to individuals and organisations involved in agribusiness innovation. “The investment financing is to help support solutions or start small scale agribusiness incubators along different value chains,” a programme announcement says. “AAIN has established the AAIF to support emerging businesses and Small to Medium Scale Incubators to deepen the outreach and impact of agribusiness incubation in Africa.” Applications should be submitted to AAIN by 30 June 2016. [Image credit: AAIN]

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Africa’s Largest Healthcare Exhibition
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Africa’s Largest Healthcare Exhibition

The 2016 Africa Health Exhibition and Congress will take place in Johannesburg, South Africa, this June. “Africa Health is the continent’s largest healthcare exhibition and is a leading platform for the industry to meet, learn and do business,” the website says. Participants will have the opportunity to view the latest innovations in healthcare and to network with stakeholders from 57 countries. According to the event’s website, the Africa Health Exhibition and Congress will bring together key healthcare representatives from the private and public sectors. Read about CAAST-Net Plus partners’ participation at Africa Health 2015 by visiting l.caast-net-plus.org/hJ. [Image credit: Flickr, Dept of Foreign Affairs and Trade]

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Video: Scaling Climate Innovation
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Video: Scaling Climate Innovation

Supporting Local Solutions to Address Climate Challenges and Drive Economic Development is the theme of a high-level discussion on scaling climate innovation that is being organised by the World Bank. The panel of high-level speakers from government agencies and business will “explore how the World Bank Group works with local partners to quickly scale novel clean technologies and businesses to address both climate and development needs”. The discussion will be streamed live from Washington, D.C. [Image credit: InfoDev]

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Germany Funds Agricultural Innovation Centre in Benin
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Germany Funds Agricultural Innovation Centre in Benin

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The Green Innovation Centre was launched in Cotonou, Benin, earlier this month. The Centre aims to “boost agricultural productivity, increase the incomes of smallholder farmers and create job opportunities, particularly for youth and women in Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, Mali, Nigeria, Togo, Tunisia and Zambia,” says an article published on SciDev.net. With a total of €2.7m in funding, the Centre will embark on activities that will enhance innovation systems in African agriculture. The initiative is funded by the Federal German Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development, working with the Government of Benin, and will be housed at AfricaRice in Benin. [Image credit: Flickr, CIAT Kenya]

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Guanomad's Contribution to Food and Nutrition Security
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Guanomad's Contribution to Food and Nutrition Security

Presentation by Erick Rajaoanary, founder of Guanomad in Madagascar, at the Africa Techno Forum CAAST-Net Plus Roundtable Discussion on Food Security, Innovation and Private Sector Engagement (South Africa, Johannesburg: 26 November 2015). [Image credit: E. Rajaoanary]

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