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Ambassador courts UB to partner with Ethiopian universities

Dated : 18.05.2017

Ethiopian Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, His Excellency Mr Mulugeta Kelil Beshir has extended an invitation to the University of Botswana...

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UN Rep enjoins UB to champion SDGs in Botswana

Dated : 10.05.2017

The United Nations (UN) Resident Coordinator who is also the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) resident representative in Botswana, Mrs...

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Chinese Ambassador seeks the expansion of collaboration with UB

Dated : 09.05.2017

The Chinese Ambassador to Botswana, Mr Zhao Yanbo proposed new areas of collaboration between the University of Botswana and China,...

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Panelists unpack Trans-Kalahari Corridor economic opportunities

Dated : 09.05.2017

The Trans-Kalahari Corridor is not just a tarred road that connects Botswana to Namibia but a gold mine of economic...

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UB, Kenya commemorate Wangari Maathai Day

Dated : 23.05.2017

The University of Botswana joined the rest of Africa in commemorating Africa Environment/Wangari Maathai Day on May 4, 2017 by...

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Alliance Francaise keen to continue working with UB

Dated : 21.04.2017

The acting Vice Chancellor, Professor Kgomotso Moahi, has welcomed Alliance Francaise’s initiative to continue working with the University in its...

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UB, Korea Embassy marriage bears many fruits

Dated : 21.04.2017

The relationship between the University of Botswana and the South Korean Embassy is beginning to bear fruit with plans already...

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Highlights

Research highlight

  • Phosphorus Biogeochemistry in Surficial sediments in the Okavango Delta, Botswana (2012-2014).

Dr Mangaliso Gondwe

Okavango Research Institute

This study aims to understand the current status of phosphorus (P) biogeochemistry in surficial sediments

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  • Socio-economic and environmental impacts of Jatropha cultivation and biodiesel production in Botswana (2013-2016).

Prof. Donald L. Kgathi

Okavango Research Institute

This study will focus on the opportunities and risks of Jatropha production and use from

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  • Soils, Science and the Politics of knowledge: Perspectives from Scientists and Ngamiland Smallholders on Integrated soil Fertility Management in North-western Botswana.

Dr Oluwatoyin D. Kolawole

Okavango Research Institute

Knowledge production, including those in integrated soil fertility management (ISFM) and its implementation, is influenced

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  • Sanitation in Primary Schools

Prof. Barbara N. Ngwenya

Okavango Research Institute

The School Sanitation and Hygiene (SSH) pilot project  focuses one of the most vulnerable sub-population

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  • Ecological Health in Eastern and Southern Africa (ECOHESA).

Dr Olekae T. Thakadu

Okavango Research Institute

The purpose of the project is to enhance the capacities of individuals and institutions to

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  • Documentation and Validation of medicinal plants used for managing reproductive health and sexually transmitted infections (STIs) in Ngamiland and North-Eastern Botswana

Prof. Barbara N. Ngwenya

Okavango Research Institute

The outbreak of the HIV/AIDS pandemic has reconfigured the way Tswana society views issues regarding

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