About Starke Ayres Starke Ayres was formed through the merging of Chas Ayres’s Cape Town nursery and Charles Starke’s grain and produce business in 1920. It is a business specialising in the vegetable, flower and lawn seeds industry for over 130 years. Its secondary business includes retail as well as seeds, chemical products and soluble fertilizers supply
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About AstraZeneca SA AstraZeneca plc is a pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical multinational company based in Cambridge, England. Its portfolio features a wide range of products that tackle major diseases such as cancer, cardiovascular problems, respiratory issues and inflammations. Founded in 1999, the company employs over 50, 000 people in over 100 countries. Since its establishment, AstraZeneca
About South African Association of Botanists The South African Association of Botanists (SAAB) was founded for the promotion and development of Botany. It aims to support and sustain the state of this industry in all sectors of the population. The association promotes diversity and is committed to removing any restrictions to the practice of the profession.
About EWSETA The Energy and Water Sector Education and Training Authority (EWSETA) is a skills development organization providing services for the energy and water sectors. It is one of 21 Sector Education and Training Authorities SETAs established in South Africa. Sector Education and Training Authorities (SETAs) aim to address the skills gap facing the country and
About South African National Space Agency (SANSA) The South African National Space Agency Act, 36 of 2008, mandated the establishment of a National Space Agency to provide for the promotion and use of space and cooperation in space-related activities, foster research in space science, advance scientific engineering through human capital and support the creation of
About GWK GWK or Griekwaland Wes Koöperasie is an agribusiness sector. It is further divided into 3 subsectors namely GWK Agri, GWK Farm Foods and GWK Trading. GWK has various brands that provide products and services for the subsectors. These brands include FloTank which provides agricultural logistical services, Valley for irrigation solutions, Fresh by Nature, GWK Farms, Landzicht,
About the Citrus Academy Citrus fruit growing is a vital component of the South African agricultural sector. The Citrus Academy is a non-profit company that functions under the Citrus Growers’ Association of Southern Africa (CGASA). It aims to establish opportunities for human resource development in the sector, which is based largely in the Western Cape.
About the South African Table Grape Industry (SATI) It was the French Huguenot who settled in the Western Cape that identified its valleys as ideal for the growth of grapes and production of wine. Since then, South Africa has developed a reputation for growing some of the finest table grapes in the world. SATI is
The National Research Foundation is a government-mandated research and science development agency, which aims to fund critical research and provide cutting-edge infrastructure to allow research to take place. Its focus areas are science and technology, and the role of indigenous knowledge in these fields. Part of the NRF’s mandate is to provide human resources for
SARAO Scholarship and Postdoctoral Fellowship Programmes 2021 The South African Radio Astronomy Observatory (SARAO), with the National Research Foundation, is offering a number of Scholarship and Postdoctoral Programmes and is calling on suitable candidates to submit an application to qualify for a grant applicable on 2021. Currently, these are the scholarship and postdoctoral fellowship grants