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Southern Africa Network for Biosciences -- BioFISA II Flagship Projects

The Southern Africa Network for Biosciences (SANBio) is a NEPAD program for collaborative research, development, and innovation addressing challenges in health and nutrition in Southern Africa. The SANBio/BioFISA II Programme invites public research institutions, universities, private sector organizations, and NGOs in eligible SADC countries to apply for flagship projects. Flagship projects should emphasis the later stages of the biosciences value-chain, and have the ability to scale up. Thematic areas connected to agriculture include animal health, aquaculture (fish farming), indigenous foods and neglected foods, and others. Funding is up to Rand 4.5 million for projects of up to two years.  The eligible countries are Angola, Botswana, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Lesotho, South Africa, Seychelles, Swaziland, Zambia, and Zimbabwe.The deadline for concept notes is 16 May 2016.

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