We are pleased to announce the release of The Science Networker volume 7 issue 2 of April 2020.
Neonicotinoid Insecticides: Use and Effects in African Agriculture. A Review and Recommendations to policy makers.
Neonicotinoid insecticides: Use and Effects in African Agriculture. A Review and Recommendations to policy makers. 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..
Science Education Programme 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..
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..
The world’s climate is changing inherently and leading to negative health impacts. Globally, directly attributable health impacts are due to heat waves, rising sea levels, drought and disasters due to flash floods and windstorms. Indirect health impacts result from climatic changes affecting water quality, air pollution, land use change and ecological disequilibrium of vectors population…
Cette déclaration, du Réseau des académies africaines des sciences (NASAC), vise à définir des priorités d’action qui méritent d’être examinées afin de préparer, contrôler et atténuer les conséquences sanitaires de COVID-19 en Afrique et donner une impulsion au changement.
This statement, by the Network of African Science Academies (NASAC), aims to articulate priorities for action that are worth considering so as to prepare for, control and mitigate the health consequences of COVID-19 in Africa and provide an impetus for change.
This report contains the summary of the presentations made during the Thirteenth Annual Meeting of African Science Academies (AMASA-13), hosted by the NAS as part of events that marked the Academy’s 40th anniversary celebrations. The theme of the meeting was Science, Technology, and Innovation: Education and Manpower Development in Africa. Click here to view or..
Secretary General, NASAC Area of Specialization: Immunology, Parasitology and Public Health Title: Emerita Professor Affiliation(s): Ghana Academy of Arts and Sciences (GAAS) Brief Biodata: Emerita Prof. I. A. Quakyi specializes in Immunology, Parasitology and Public Health. University of Ghana (UG). Her research and teaching over the past four decades focused on malaria immunity, immunoparasitology, immunopathology,..
Neonicotinoid Insecticides: Use and Effects in African Agriculture – A Review and Recommendations to Policymakers
NASAC in collaboration with the German Academy of Sciences (Leopoldina) developed a review and policymakers booklet on “Neonicotinoids: Use and effects in African Agriculture”. This initiative is jointly managed by the Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) and the German National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina, with the full engagement of NASAC and IAP. This..