The CSIR in partnership with the United Nations (UN) Women South Africa Multi-Country Office (SAMCO), is involved in an initiative to develop, strengthen and build the capacity of Women Business Enterprises (WBEs), which are led or owned by women, to participate in the agriculture and agro-processing, and construction sectors.
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Under a unique tripartite partnership NEPAD, CSIR and Stellenbosch University will upscale and commercialise home-grown innovations on the continent. Join us on 22 June 2021 for the launch of the AUDA-NEPAD Centre of Excellence in Science, Technology and Innovation.
Renowned CSIR principal researcher Prof. Linda Godfrey, has been appointed on the advisory panel of two international councils on waste, namely; Women of Waste (WOW!) Task Force and The Alliance to End Plastic Waste (Alliance).
Prof. Godfrey has extensive experience in waste and the circular economy in a developing country context, and is currently the Manager of the Waste RDI Roadmap Implementation Unit.
Over a decade of hard work has finally paid off as the CSIR completed qualification of its Secondary Geo-Location Spectrum Database (S-GLSD), and can now commercially provide services to network operators in South Africa.
Read the latest edition of the CSIR's magazine, ScienceScope. This edition highlights some key issues of significance as the country starts to implement its fourth industrial revolution strategy. It also features CSIR people, research and development, as well as infrastructure.
The passing of Professor Bob Scholes shocked not only South Africa, but also the world and, as such, tributes continue to pour in from across the globe. Colleagues and friends who have crossed various and dynamic paths with the late Scholes at the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) saluted him and described him as a gentle, caring, sensitive, intuitive, perceptive and passionate giant. Scholes was an alumni of the CSIR and we were looking forward to working with him on the CSIR alumni program.