Tag: Agriculture


Patents of Note: Part I – Photorespiration
Patents of Note: Part I – Photorespiration

Patents of Note is a regular series of articles touching on patents that are of interest to the general public. Recently, a research team from the University of Illinois announced a major breakthrough in the field of crop science. Their research, published in the …
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Advisory panel on land reform draws up report
Advisory panel on land reform draws up report

The Presidential Advisory Panel on Land Reform and Agriculture has drafted its report and handed it to president Ramaphosa. The Advisory Panel was set up in September 2018 to support the Inter-Ministerial Committee (IMC) on Land Reform. In an earlier statement,…
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DTI shines light on intellectual property

Government is striving to strike an appropriate balance between granting monopoly rights to support innovation, disseminating the knowledge and addressing socio-economic challenges in South Africa. The...