Month: September 2020

Dr Kerah Johnson

Dr Kerah Johnson is an integrated medical Doctor, Entrepreneur medical scientist, a lecturer and registrar at the Oriental Academy of natural medicine Yenagoa, Nigeria. She attended the Pragyan University/ Indian board of alternative medicine Kolkata, India and obtained a bachelor of alternative medical systems, professional bachelor’s in naturopathy/natural medicine, she also attended the medicina alternativa …

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Dr Ullrich Klins

Dr Ullrich Klins, works as a Senior Technical Advisor for the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) in the GIZ-BioInnovation Africa Project in South Africa. His work focuses on the field of National Access and Benefit-Sharing (ABS) with regard to conservation and sustainable use of Biodiversity. This includes the coordination of private sector partnerships between …

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Dr Kerah Johnson

Dr Kerah Johnson is an integrated medical Doctor, Entrepreneur medical scientist, a lecturer and registrar at the Oriental Academy of natural medicine Yenagoa, Nigeria. She attended the Pragyan University/ Indian board of alternative medicine Kolkata, India and obtained a bachelor of alternative medical systems, professional bachelor’s in naturopathy/natural medicine, she also attended the medicina alternativa …

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Zandile Fuyane

Zandile Fuyane is a Manager in the COO’s Office at Industrial Development Corporation (IDC). In the past she was responsible for the industry development of the Natural Products and Biotechnology Value Chains within the New Industries Business Unit. The objective of this role was to identify and address barriers to the development of the industry …

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Gus Le Breton

Gus Le Breton has a 30-year background in African Natural Ingredients. As the founding CEO of the trade association PhytoTrade Africa, he successfully introduced a series of new ingredients from Africa on to world markets. Today he focuses on educating consumers about African ingredients through his videos under the brand of the African Plant Hunter.  …

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Karen Swanepoel

Karen is the Executive Director of SAEOPA (Southern African Essential Oil Producer Association), and has been involved in many industry studies in the field of essential oils since 2000. She has lectured at various universities in subjects Botany, Bio -entrepreneurship, Biotechnology and Environmental Science. Karen has presented papers at IPUF (indigenous Plant use Forum) since …

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Ellis Levember

Ellis is the CEO of South African Essential Oil Business Incubator (SEOBI), which was established in April 2006 after receiving initial funding from Seda Technology Programme (STP). Seobi became a Private Business Incubator after their contract with Seda expired in March 2018. Seobi currently have a partnership with Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), …

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Lateef Bamidele

Lateef Bamidele holds a Bachelor’s degree in Sociology from University of Ilorin. In addition to a professional certificate in Data Processing and Management Information System (DPMIS), he is also a graduate of the Capacity Building training organized by Bank of Industry at Pan-Atlantic University. He has also undergone lots of training, seminars and workshops on …

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