Infrastructure

DuPont Nutrition & Biosciences address global sustainability issues

DuPont Ted talkIn a series of TED Talks, six DuPont Nutrition & Biosciences’ scientists share aspirational research to solve some of the world’s most pressing sustainability challenges, relating to enzymes for more sustainable consumption, alternatives to antibiotics in livestock production and tackling the worldwide obesity pandemic by harnessing the human gut microbiota

Hits: 765

Read more ...

OPEC Fund signs US$20mn loan with Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso OPECThe director-general of the OPEC Fund for International Development (the OPEC Fund) Dr Abdulhamid Alkhalifa has signed a US$20mn development loan to help finance Burkina Faso’s Agricultural Value Chain Support Project (PAPFA)

Hits: 490

Read more ...

Eni and Tunisian SNDP to extend experimental castor cultivation for biofuels

castor oil plantEni and Societè National de Distribution des Petroles AGIL SpA (SNDP) have signed an MoU to cultivate castor at a semi-industrial level to produce sustainable biofuels, which is being trialled by Eni in the Gafsa area

Hits: 932

Read more ...

AgriProtein completes sequencing of black soldier fly genome

agriprotein fly farmingFly-farmer and insect technology pioneer AgriProtein and the South African National Bioinformatics Institute at the University of the Western Cape have sequenced the genome of the black soldier fly (Hermetia illucens) across both sexes and strains originating from Kenya and South Africa

Hits: 1098

Read more ...

Al Sumait Prize for African Development announces joint winners for US$1mn award

al summitThe Board of Trustees of the Al Sumait Prize for African Development has decided to jointly award the Million Dollar 2019 Prize in the field of food security to The Africa Rice Centre and Pan Africa Bean Research Alliance (PABRA)

Hits: 1410

Read more ...

Alain Charles Publishing, University House, 11-13 Lower Grosvenor Place, London, SW1W 0EX, UK
T: +44 20 7834 7676, F: +44 20 7973 0076, W: www.alaincharles.com

twn Are you sure that you want to switch to desktop version?