• NASAC partnered with International Science Council (ISC) to support thirty six (36) collaborative research projects across Africa as part of the 5 year “Leading Integrated Research for Agenda 2030 in Africa” (LIRA 2030 AFRICA) programme. The Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) provided funding for the project.
  • NASAC has been able to (and will) organize Scientific Conferences on critical flagship programmes on water, women and science education and climate change
  • Creation of independent advisory groups to guide NASAC policies and operations e.g. Expert Group, Standing Committees (Water, Science Education & Women for Science) and ad hoc Committees (Conference Organizing Committees, Panels of Experts-various topics, Strategic Planning Committees)
  • Facilitation of  members’ secretariats through training and capacity building support
  • Increased NASAC membership (from the initial founding nine members)
  • Establishment of a fully functional NASAC secretariat
  • Hosting of several Scientific Conferences, Workshops and Seminars to inform the science-policy dialogue in Africa
  • Successfully implemented the Project Stimulating a culture of Scientific and technological excellence in Africa (2009-2013) with funding support from Dutch ministry of Foreign Affairs
  • NASAC became an affiliate member of IAP and also served in the IAP Board
  • NASAC has initiated relationships with key partners such as: IANAS, UNESCO, Leopoldina, KNAW, EASAC, ICSU and developed new partnerships with French Academy of Sciences, Elephant Vert
  • NASAC participated at the COP21 Conference that was held in Paris and at the COP22 Conference held in Marrakesh
  • NASAC is carrying out activities with AEMASE
  • Published Guidelines for Establishing and Strengthening Academies
  • NASAC has been able to develop and circulate widely four joint statements:
  1. Building science, technology and innovation capacities in Africa – presented to the meeting of Ministers of S&T (November 2006) and the subsequent Summit of the Heads of States and Governments at the AU meeting in January 2007 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia;
  2. Sustainability, energy efficiency and climate change, submitted to the G8-Summit in Heilingendamm, Germany in June 2007;
  3. The role of science, technology and innovation in promoting global development, presented to the G8-Summit in Hokkaido, Japan, 7- 9 July 2008; and
  4. Brain drain in Africa, submitted to the heads of state and government attending the G8+5 Summit in Italy in July 2009.
  • NASAC with the endorsement of its members developed 4 science-policy documents:
  1. Grand challenge of water security in Africa – Recommendation to Policy makers in 2014
  2. Harnessing Modern Agricultural Biotechnology for Africa’s Economic Development – Recommendations to Policymakers in 2015
  3. Changing Disease Patterns in Africa – Recommendations to Policymakers in 2015
  4. Climate Change Adaptation and Resilience in Africa – Recommendations to Policymakers 2015