May 20 is World Metrology Day. This date was chosen in recognition of the signing of the Metre Convention on 20 May 1875, the beginning of formal international collaboration in metrology. Each year World Metrology Day is organized and celebrated jointly by the Treaty’s scientific arm, the International Bureau of Weights and Measures (BIPM) and…Read more
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The National Metrology Institute (NMI) of the Scientific and Industrial Research and Development Centre (SIRDC) together with the Southern African Development Community Cooperation in Measurement Traceability (SADCMET) Secretariat hosted a Dimensional Inter- Laboratory Comparison (ILC) training workshop, from 11 to 13 February 2019. The workshop was attended by 15 participants drawn from 11 SADC National…Read more
Introduction The Biotechnology Research Institute (BRI) at SIRDC has a specific mandate to unpack, transfer and promote the adoption of biotechnology in agriculture and industry. BRI conducts research into plant and animal genetics with a view to producing crop varieties and animal species that are adaptable to the Zimbabwean environment. BRI is also a key…Read more
One of the most exciting things about being a dweller of an African city is the delicious seasonal fruit such as mazhanje and sweet yellow mangoes you find weighing down their sellersҠvehicles when the fruits are in season. Fresh fruits and vegetables are naturally good for our health. They contain compounds such as vitamin C…Read more
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