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South Africa Biological Chronology

This annotated chronology is no longer being updated.

This annotated chronology tracks news coverage of selected biological-related stories pertaining to South Africa from 1936 to 2005. Inclusion in this chronology does not necessarily indicate that a particular development is of direct or indirect proliferation significance. Some entries provide international or domestic context for technological development and national policymaking. Moreover, some entries may refer to developments with positive consequences for nonproliferation.

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This material is produced independently for NTI by the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies at the Middlebury Institute of International Studies and does not necessarily reflect the opinions of and has not been independently verified by NTI or its directors, officers, employees, or agents. Copyright 2015.


An annotated chronology of biological-related developments in South Africa

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