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Fostering Excellence through Knowledge and Innovation

"As we go forward, we will seek to be transactional in maintaining and strengthening the governance architecture, but we will also be transformational as we prepare the citizens for the new economy that requires the development of new parameters in education, innovation, and enterprise", - His Excellency, Dr Hage Geingob, President of the Republic of Namibia

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BOOST-UP Goes live

NBII, NCRST and Dololo bring you the BOOST UP events taking place in Namibia as a part of regional events in five countries in the SADC region

National Innovation Challenge for Women (NICW) and the FemBioBiz Season III

Group 3 of the National Innovation Challenge for Women (NICW) and the FemBioBiz Season III Programme kicked-off today, the 3rd June 2019 and i

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Haikali Ndamona


Bioculture aims to satisfy and accomplish the following in agriculture

Genetically modify the seeds of Pennisetum glaucum and sorghum so they can increase their chances of growing well in drought, pests, weeds and ability to use natural resources effectively.

Research and preserve the indigenous seeds and their genetics, especially those going extinct. Have a seed bank for such seeds to preserve their genetics and make them available to farmers and crop growers throughout the year.

Microbial testing of agricultural fresh products to facilitate farmers to sell their products in local shops

Research and identify indigenous crops genes, biochemistry, and metabolic pathways to identify other beneficial uses among their common uses.


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