At the initiative of the African Academy of Sciences (AAS), NASAC was founded in December 2001 with the following nine (9) academies as founding members:- African Academy of Sciences (AAS) Cameroon Academy of Sciences (CAS) Ghana Academy of Arts and Sciences (GAAS) Kenya National Academy of Sciences (KNAS) Madagascar’s National Academy of Arts, Letters and Sciences..
We are delighted to announce the projects that will be supported as part of the first LIRA 2030 Africa call. As part of the 5-year “Leading Integrated Research for Agenda (LIRA) 2030 in Africa” programme, ICSU-NASAC-ISSC launched a call for pre-proposals on the “Understanding the Energy – Health – Natural Disasters nexus in the urban..
The president of NASAC, Prof. Mostapha Bousmina, took part in the G7-Science Conference held on 4th May 2017 in Rome, Italy. The G7-Science Group brings together the Academies of Science of the G7 member countries (United States, Canada, Japan, Germany, France, Italy and the United Kingdom). The Networks of Science Academies of America, Asia, Oceania,..
NASAC Action Item1: Help create new academies and support existing members with developing strategic plans and concrete work plans. NASAC’s Strategic Action Agenda identifies the aforementioned item as a priority and hence the Expert Group (EG) recommends that the item be split into two parts. Click on the link below to view the full report:..
As part of the 5-year “Leading Integrated Research for Agenda 2030 in Africa” programme, the International Council for Science (ICSU), in partnership with the Network of African Science Academies (NASAC) and the International Social Science Council (ISSC) will support 10 collaborative research projects across Africa (to the value of up to 90,000 Euros each over..
The Inter Academy Panel (IAP) project meeting on “Food and Nutrition Security and Agriculture” was held from 3-5 April in Halle, Germany. Participants from the regional academy networks, The Association of Academies and Societies of Sciences in Asia (AASSA), The European Academies Science Advisory Council (EASAC), Inter-American Network of Academies of Sciences (IANAS) and The..
Leading Integrated Research for Agenda 2030 in Africa – Training Event on Transdisciplinary Research
As part of the 5-year “Leading Integrated Research for Agenda 2030 in Africa” programme, ICSU-NASAC-ISSC launched a call for pre-proposals on “Understanding the Energy – Health – Natural Disasters nexus in the urban context in Africa.” Following the call, 35 pre-proposals were selected to attend a training event on integrated research, and this took place on..
The German National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina and the Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) supported by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) and in collaboration with the Network of African Science Academies (NASAC) will be hosting a regional conference on Science-Business-Society Dialogue from 5 to 7 December 2016 in Pretoria,..
NASAC, with funding support from the Inter Academy Panel (IAP) is running a project to publish a book on Inspiring Stories of African Women Scientists. The publication will feature stories that will speak to the African continent and which will profile African women stories. NASAC’s objective is to develop a publication in a story telling..
Water is a crucial resource with great implications for Africa’s development. Climate change coupled with increasing population growth has led to an increase in water demand. In most African countries the demand outstrips the available water resources. As water availability constantly declines, partitioning of water for domestic consumption, agriculture and other forms of water use..