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Botswana parliamentary democracy under spotlight

Dated : 17.01.2018

The Acting Deputy Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, Professor David Sebudubudu and some colleagues in the academia have published a...

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SADC challenged to up its game in the Africa Agenda 2063 drive

Dated : 17.01.2018

With Southern African Development Community (SADC) countries scoring low in comparative studies such as Trends in International Mathematics and Science...

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Chinese ambassador wants more collaboration with UB

Dated : 19.12.2017

The Chinese Ambassador, Mr Zhao Yanbo, has called for more collaboration between the University of Botswana and Chinese Embassy.   Mr Zhao...

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UB can be money spinner - VC

Dated : 15.12.2017

If there is anything about the University of Botswana that excites the new Vice Chancellor, Professor David Norris, it is...

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Vice Chancellor to make UB entrepreneurial

Dated : 11.12.2017

With universities the world over becoming more entrepreneurial, the new University of Botswana Vice Chancellor, Professor David Norris looks set...

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UB, Japanese Embassy enjoy healthy relationship

Dated : 30.11.2017

The University of Botswana and Japanese Embassy have, for quite some time now, enjoyed good relations that they are keen...

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Professor Norris appointed sixth UB Vice Chancellor

Dated : 23.11.2017

The Minister of Tertiary Education, Research, Science and Technology, Dr Alfred Madigele, has appointed Professor David Norris as the sixth...

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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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