28Oct 2015

Seminar on developing an internationally accepted standard for good financial grant practice

The International Financial Governance Working Group and Mango on 6 October 2015 held a seminar on good financial grant practice at the the offices of The Wellcome Trust in London. The seminar explored how key stakeholders can more effectively collaborate in the development of an internationally accepted standard in...

26Oct 2015

African Scientists Call Upon their Governments to Bridge the Energy Gap

December 2008 The African Academy of Sciences hosted the third TWAS/ROSSA Young Scientists’ Conference on “Alternative Sources of Energy and Potential for Renewable Energy and Biofuels in Africa” in Nairobi, Kenya, on December 15-17, 2008. The event brought together scientists and experts from academic and research institutions and governments...

26Oct 2015

DFID team conducts Due Diligence Review of AAS Systems

The AAS Secretariat hosted a team of reviewers from DFID and the Association of Commonwealth Universities for a due diligence review in preparation for the commencement of the Climate Impacts Capacity and Leadership Enhancement (CIRCLE) project. The CIRCLE project is a five year project funded by DFID and which...

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...