In view of the West Africa Workshop (to be held virtually on 28-29 October), we launched a Call for Innovative Ideas. The main objective of the call is to gather innovative solutions to mitigate the socio-economic and environmental impacts of pandemics. The three topics concerned are: 1) innovation and digitalisation in agriculture, 2) short value chains..
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The Network of African Science Academies (NASAC) aspires to make the “voice of science” heard by policy- and decision-makers within Africa and worldwide. In fulfilling this aspiration, we join other organizations to condemn in the strongest terms possible, any form of human rights violation based on diversity within the single human species, be it race,..
This book presents a selection of the presentations that were made in Dar es salaam Tanzania on March 8 – 10, 2018 during the international forum on “Women and Sustainable Development in Africa” sponsored by French Academy of Sciences, Network of African Science Academies (NASAC), The Tanzania academy of sciences (TAAS), Bill and Melinda Gates..
How are our member academies responding to COVID- 19? The COVID-19 pandemic calls for a collective action on the global scale to improve and accelerate the use of research and it’s outputs for the global public good. Our member academies are playing their own part in national or regional activities by ensuring that trustworthy and..
Report on the Fifteenth Annual Meeting of African Science Academies (AMASA-15) 13-16 November 2019 – Accra, Ghana
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We are pleased to announce the release of The Science Networker volume 7 issue 2 of April 2020. Please click here to download a copy of the newsletter.
Neonicotinoid Insecticides: Use and Effects in African Agriculture. A Review and Recommendations to policy makers
This is the latest policymakers’ booklet by NASAC, ASSAf and IAP that examines the implications of neonicotinoid insecticide use for ecosystem services and sustainable agriculture in Africa. Seven years ago, the harmful effects of neonics on honeybees raised the insecticides’ profile and led to an initial partial ban in Europe. The growing body of..
We are pleased to announce the release of The Science Networker – Volume 7 Issue 1 of February 2020, NASAC’s electronic e-bulletin. Addressing grand challenges of this century, which are defined within the framework of international agendas (2030 Agenda, 2063 African Union Agenda, Paris Agreement, Sendai Framework, etc.), undoubtedly requires science-based responses towards sustainable..
NASAC, with the endorsement of its members, has developed a science-policy document entitled: Changing Disease Patterns in Africa – Recommendations to Policymakers. The document is a ready source of reference for policymakers seeking an integrated approach in health development. Click on the link below to access the booklet. Changing Disease Patterns in Africa – Recommendations..