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    • (L) Kojo Annan, Entrepreneur in conversation with (R) Maximilian Jarrett, Murdoch University Honorary Fellow at the 9th Annual Africa-Australia Research Forum in Perth
    • Kojo Annan, Keynote speaker at the 9th Annual Africa-Australia Research Forum in Perth
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Enhancing the Contribution of Innovation, Youth and Leadership in Africa and the African Diaspora

Murdoch University hosted the Forum in association with Africa Down Under to support the University’s Third Commission

“Young people – with their dynamism, their energy and their inherent understanding of our interconnected world – have much to teach us... I am convinced more than ever that any society that does not succeed in tapping into the energy and creativity of its youth will be left behind” -…

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    • From left to right: Pr Lyn Karstadt, Deputy Vice Chancellor International at Murdoch University; Jillian Hudson, entrepreneur and member of KBN; Joarina Matthys, CEO of KBN; Pr Eeva Leinonen, Vice Chancellor at Murdoch University; Caroline Yonke, Dr Lebohang Fadiran and Dr Keitumetse Mothibeli entrepreneurs and members of KBN
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Murdoch to help empower 1,000 entrepreneurs across Africa by 2022

Murdoch hosted Kingdom Business Network (KBN) Chief Executive Officer Joarina Matthys and four of its entrepreneurs to participate in a panel at the 9th Annual Africa Australia Research Forum

A new partnership between Murdoch University (www.Murdoch.edu.au) in Western Australia and the South African-based Kingdom Business Network (KBN) took a first step towards formation after a visit to Perth for Africa Week by a delegation of five of its members. The KBN is a programme created and funded by the…

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    • From left to right: Cynthia Motsi from the Agricultural Research Council, Professor Ben-Erik van Wyk from the University of Johannesburg, CEO Dr Shadrack Moephuli and President of Agricultural Research Council and Professor John Howieson from Murdoch University - in a lebeckia crop
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The scientific breakthrough that could turn Australia's arid land into green pasture

The research project was funded by Murdoch University, with support from the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research

Millions of hectares of sandy, infertile Australian farmland could benefit from the commercialisation of a South African shrub, allowing farmers to better carry sheep over the summer-autumn period. Researchers at Murdoch University’s (www.Murdoch.edu.au) Centre for Rhizobium Studies in Perth, Western Australia, have undertaken a decade-long global search for legume plants…

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Africa’s Small-Scale Fisheries Critical to Food Security

Fish accounts for more than one-fifth of the protein intake of African south of the Sahara and provides a livelihood to millions of people

Africa’s small-scale fisheries play a critical role in global food security and must be supported with greater research and investment, say international and African experts. Industry, NGO, government and academic representatives attended Murdoch University’s second Blue Economy Symposium in Tunis last week as part of the Africa Blue Economy Forum…