Science and Technology

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CSIR Supporting SMME Development

Department of Science and Technology

Science and technology minister, Naledi Pandor, has announced how her department not only plans to make major contributions to the development of South Africa in the 2015/16 financial year, but also shared the impact it has made during the past few years.

During her budget vote speech, the minster highlighted how the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research’s (CSIR) focused science and technology interventions have supported small, medium and micro-enterprises.

CSIR Draws Up Language Policy

Council for Scientific and Industrial Research

The CSIR language policy is in place.

The policy, published in Government Gazette 38780, was released for comment in October 2014.

All national public entities are required, in terms of the Use of Official Languages Act, to draw up adopted language policies.

Science and Technology Drafts Indigenous Knowledge Bill

Department of Science and Technology

The Draft Protection, Promotion, Development and Management of Indigenous Knowledge Systems Bill has been published in Government Gazette 38574 for comment.

The science and technology department invites input on the draft bill until 19 May 2015.

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