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UNESCO Chair in Biotechnology (449), established in 1999 at the University of Limpopo (former University of the North) (South Africa)

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Biotechnologies of significance in agricultural, health, environmental and industrial sectors.

  • To promote research, training, information and documentation activities in different biotechnologies of significance in the agricultural, health, environmental and industrial sectors.

  • To facilitate collaboration between high-level internationally recognized researchers and the research team of the University, and other institutions in the region of Southern Africa, mainly in South Africa.

  • To contribute to the objectives of biotechnological initiatives launched by UNESCO.

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University of Limpopo . Website

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Natural Sciences

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