South Africa: Spare the Rod – the Biology of Poverty and Violence

Scientific advances in human biology may soon have a profound bearing on the policies that governments and organizations adopt towards young mothers, caregivers and babies in poor and stressed communities. There is an emerging body of scientific evidence to show that the environment in which a very young baby develops is pivotal in shaping its […]

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South Africa: Spare the Rod – the Biology of Poverty and Violence

Scientific advances in human biology may soon have a profound bearing on the policies that governments and organizations adopt towards young mothers, caregivers and babies in poor and stressed communities. There is an emerging body of scientific evidence to show that the environment in which a very young baby develops is pivotal in shaping its […]

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Researchers get US$56.1 million to scale up projects

Food security researchers from nine African countries will receive Canadian 60 million Canadian dollars (about US$56.1 million) from the Canadian International Food Security Research Fund (CIFRSF) to scale up their projects. The researchers gathered in the Kenyan town of Naivasha last week (23-27 June) for the Research to Feed Africa Symposium to review ten research projects […]

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Researchers get US$56.1 million to scale up projects

Food security researchers from nine African countries will receive Canadian 60 million Canadian dollars (about US$56.1 million) from the Canadian International Food Security Research Fund (CIFRSF) to scale up their projects. The researchers gathered in the Kenyan town of Naivasha last week (23-27 June) for the Research to Feed Africa Symposium to review ten research […]

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