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..

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NASAC e-bulletin Volume 7 Issue 1

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..

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Changing Disease Patterns in Africa – Recommendations to Policymakers

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..

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Climate Change and Health Editorial Meeting 28-29 May 2020

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…

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Emerita Prof. Isabella Akyinbah QUAKYI

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,..

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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..

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