26Oct 2015

Prof Calistus Juma: How African innovation can take on the world

August 2013 Prof Calistus Juma's Interview on CNN on How African innovation can take on the world Prof CALESTOUS JUMA one of African Academy’s most distinguished Fellow  is professor of the Practice of International Development and faculty chair of Innovation for Economic Development Program at Harvard Kennedy School. Prof Juma has...

26Oct 2015

Opportunity: Royal Society - DFID Africa Capacity Building Initiative

The Royal Society, in partnership with the Department for International Development (DFID), has opened the second round of applications for Programme Grants as part of its Royal Society - DFID Africa Capacity Building Initiative. Applications are invited in three priority areas: · Water & Sanitation Renewable Energy Soil-related Research...

26Oct 2015

AAS in the Press

African leaders and global funders endorse new science funding platform for Africa March 2015 African leaders endorse science funding for the continent March 2015 AU forms alliance to push development of Science and Technology March 2015 African Leaders Endorse a Science Funding Platform for Africa March 2015 AU leaders...

12Oct 2015

Climate Change: COP 20 outcomes

The 20th Conference of Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change COP 20 held in Lima, Peruended in the early morning hours of Sunday December 14th.

12Oct 2015

AAS Senior Advisor part of a study that has found genes that increase resistance to severe malaria

A study has identified genes in children that increase resistance to severe malaria by 40 per cent.