The latest newsletter of the National Science and Technology Forum (NSTF) of South Africa is available. The May 2021 edition features opportunities including the Inqola FEED (Food Equity, Equality & Democracy) Innovation Prize. The I Prize seeks to highlight internet-based ideas and solutions that have the potential to create meaningful impact on the food system in South Africa.
The 2022-2023 Fulbright Foreign Student Program is still open for applications. Fulbright is a competitive scholarship program that offers South African citizens and permanent residents the opportunity to complete a Master’s or Doctoral degree at any accredited tertiary institution in the United States.
Health and Nutrition news includes the study by WITS University into the sales of sugar sweetened beverages decline after SA introduces Health Promotion Levy.
The NSTF, established in 1995, is a broadly-representative stakeholder body for all science, engineering and technology (SET) and innovation organisations in South Africa, which seeks to influence policy formulation and delivery. For more information about any of these articles and more, their May 2021 newsletter is available here: Newsletters (nstf.org.za)