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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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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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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Scientific Conference and Ministerial Roundtable on the Opportunities and Challenges for Research in FNSA

The NASAC Scientific Conference and Ministerial Roundtable on the Opportunities and Challenges for Research in Food and Nutrition Security and Agriculture (FNSA) took place at the Hilton Hotel in Nairobi, Kenya from 17-18 September 2018. It brought together Food, Nutrition, Security and Agriculture (FNSA) experts, policymakers and stakeholders in Africa with the aim of conveying..

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