CONFERENCE PROGRAMME – International Forum on Women and Sustainable Development in Africa

This International Forum is organized in collaboration with the Tanzania Academy of Sciences and the French Academy of Sciences in partnership with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the French Development Agency, the French Institute for Development Research, the Sanofi Espoir Foundation and the InterAcademy Partnership. The international forum will focus on the contribution by..

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New Guide: How Science Academies Can Support the Sustainable Development Goals

The United Nations’ 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development identified 17 Sustainable Development Goals whose realization will require expertise from many sectors, including science, engineering, and medicine. Supporting the Sustainable Development Goals: A Guide for Merit-Based Academies, a new publication from the InterAcademy Partnership, explains why and how academies around the globe can support the Sustainable..

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MADEV17 – Mathématiques Appliquées à des Questions de Développement: Applied Mathematics & Development

The MADEV17 (Mathématiques Appliquées à des Questions de Développement: Applied Mathematics & Development) was held from 16-19 October 2017 in Rabat-Morocco. The President of NASAC gave a speech at the opening ceremony of the MADEV17 meeting. The MADEV17 meeting was co-organised by the Hassan II Academy of Science and Technology and the Academy of Sciences..

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Women In Science – Inspiring Stories from Africa

Women are under-represented in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) fields globally, but the situation is worse in Africa. In response to this, the Inter-Academy Partnership-Research (IAP-R) partnered with NASAC to publish a book profiling African women scientists. This publication profiles women in STEM fields in Africa. The stories are written mainly to inspire girls and..

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LIRA 2030 Africa: Projects awarded

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..

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Second plenary meeting of the IAP project “Food and Nutrition and Agriculture” in Halle

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..

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