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China overtakes UAE as top host of branch campuses

The number of international branch campuses or IBCs worldwide reached 249 by the end of 2015, a 26% increase since 2010; and China has overtaken the United Arab Emirates as the country hosting the

New bill to provide for sustainable research funding

A Tertiary Education Research Fund Bill has been prepared to provide for more sustainable funding of research to drive national growth and development.

Skin patch could treat peanut allergy

Peanut is one of the most common causes of food allergies. Peanut allergy usually starts in early childhood and lasts a lifetime.

Gene editing corrects sickle cell mutation

Sickle cell disease is an inherited blood disorder that affects more than 90,000 Americans, mostly African-Americans.

Farmers urged to adopt ‘climate smart seeds

The National Seed Trade Association of Ghana (NASTAG) and the Seed Producers Association of Ghana (SEEDPAG) have congratulated this year’s national farmers’ day award winners.

Ghana, 5 other Africa countries benefit from $13M shea project

The Global Shea Alliance (GSA) and the U.S.

India funds $2 mn greenhouse tomato production project in Ghana

India is funding a $ 2 million project for the greenhouse production of tomatoes in Ghana to increase yields and boost the agricultural sector, the Indian mission here has said.

Tax on imported poultry an exercise in futility - Research

A new report on the poultry industry in Ghana has shown that government’s action to promote the industry by slapping a 35percent tax on imported chicken through the ECOWAS Common External Tariff (C

Malnutrition Costs Ghana $2bn Annually

Ghana loses $2 billion annually due to the impact of child malnutrition, a new research has revealed.

Africa’s transition to low carbon energy critical - AfDB

Africa’s transition to a low carbon energy future is critical for global sustainability, especially for addressing climate change, Dr Timothy Afful-Koomson, Principal Green Growth Officer, African