Water

Africa is a continent with unique but diverse characteristics in terms of societal structures, its economic development and natural resources. Its complexity demands regionally differentiated solutions for many developmental strategies and security issues.

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Women for Science (WfS) Working group for Africa

NASAC’s goal on this project is to appreciate the role of women scientists in science, technology and innovation activities in Africa. IAP has been the main funder of this collaborative initiative. Its objective is to establish and initiate activities that will increase the profile and participation of women in national academies.

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Climate Change

Climate Change is one of the areas that NASAC concentrates on as a thematic area. NASAC aims at providing policy advice on issues that are pertinent to the African continent.

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Science Education

The NASAC Science Education Programme (SEP) aims to improve quality of science education in Africa. Given the significance of education in the development of Africa, NASAC established SEP Focal Points from among its membership constituting of individuals who are actively involved in formulating science policies in their countries.

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Our Mandate

The Network of African Science Academies aspires to act as an independent African forum that brings together Academies of Sciences in Africa to discuss scientific aspects of challenges of common concern, to make common statements on major issues relevant to Africa and to provide mutual support to member Academies. Drawing from this, NASAC aims to specifically facilitate the provision of advice to governments and regional organizations on scientific aspects of pertinent issues to Africa 's development through science academies.


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