Brain drain in Africa

The migration of African scientists to developed countries represents a personal decision shaped in large measure by an individual’s assessment of where the best career opportunities lie. Governments can help influence this decision by developing and implementing policies for African scientists that improve their living and working conditions at home and that offer realistic prospects for secure and rewarding professional careers in Africa. Read more....

Download this file (Joint Statement to G8 on Brain Drain.pdf)Joint Statement to G8 on Brain Drain.pdf 

Water Programme Launch Report

Water scarcity remains an unsolved issue to policy makers and water researchers.This crisis is likely to worsen due to climate change compounded by high population growth. However, stakeholders through collaboration can bolster water management through research and innovation, hence the role of the NASAC water programme broadly and the merit of the water steering committee specifically. Read more....

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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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