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We offer a variety of reports and documents outlining and aligning the agenda for science, technology and innovation on the continent

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What is the state of scientific publishing In Africa?

It is critical that Africa cultivates and nourishes the potential of its intelligentsia in Africa. The post-Colonial reality of the 54 countries of Africa, like developing countries worldwide, has been that the most qualified students and Early Career Researchers seek advanced training in the Global North, in many cases immigrating there.
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To achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), Africa must overcome numerous developmental challenges utilizing the limited resources and tec

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The African Academy of Sciences Priority Setting Exercise

Experts identified critical knowledge gaps and research priorities. They shared scientific data on ongoing research, thereby accelerating the generation of critical scientific information to contribute to the control of the COVID-19 emergency. 
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Women in STEM Report

There is need for a multipronged approach that addresses challenges that women face in their quest to pursue STEM courses and succeed while in prac

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In July 2019, the African Academy of Sciences (AAS) in coordination with IPCC Secretariat and the United Nations Institute for Natural Resource in

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This report covers the period September 2017 to March 2020

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Since 2017, the African Academy of Sciences (AAS) has been implementing the Africa Science Desk (ASD) as a programme to build the capacity of scien

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This DELTAS Africa case study looks at bipolar disorder, which affects about 45 million people worldwide.

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This Baseline provides an assessment of the media landscape in Africa with a focus on coverage and quality of science stories and public perception

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Gates Open Research

This paper presents a toolkit for use by government and philanthropic grantors, institutions, researchers and community organizations with the aim

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To receive a copy of the ebook, Transformational Infrastructure for development of a Wellbeing Economy in Africa edited by Professors Desta Mebratu

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This report from an international working group established by the Nuffield Council on Bioethics explores the complex and contested question of how

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69 Maternal and Neonatal health experts close in on four grand challenges in MNH as key priority areas in addressing the SDGS by 2030.

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Africa adopts co-production to improve quality of weather and climate services encouraging better decision making across various sectors.

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A scientific review of poor health systems with a need to persuade African governments to prioritize them towards implementation of SDG 3 in the co

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Key Findings and Good Practice Examples from the Centre for Capacity Research

DELTAS Africa in partnership with center for capacity Research introduces the Learning Research Programme to train world class researchers, foster 

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This DELTAS Africa case study looks at immune dysfunction among people living with HIV in Africa and explores efforts by researchers from Uganda to

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This DELTAS Africa case study looks at drug resistance to antiretroviral treatments in Africa and explores efforts by researchers from Botswana to

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This DELTAS Africa case study looks at the disease burden of dog mediated rabies in Africa and explores concerted efforts by researchers from West

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This DELTAS Africa case study looks at cancer as one of the major contributors to the high NCD mortality rate in developing countries and explores

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This DELTAS Africa case study looks at cognitive impairment commonly referred to as HIV Associated Neurocognitive Disorders (HAND) in Africa and ex

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This DELTAS Africa case study looks at the disproportionate burden of rheumatic heart disease in Africa and explores efforts by researchers from Ug

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This DELTAS Africa case study looks at the disease burden of non-communicable diseases on adolescents in Africa and explores how researchers in Sou

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This DELTAS Africa case study looks at the high prevalence of malaria cases in Africa and explores efforts by researchers from Ghana to develop a n

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This DELTAS Africa case study looks at the disease burden of malaria in Africa and explores efforts by researchers from Mali to develop new drugs a

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This DELTAS Africa case study looks at the rotavirus disease burden in Africa and explores efforts by researchers from Kenya to develop improved va

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Health, our global asset – partnering for progress

The report details how the UK has been instrumental in supporting efforts to build a critical mass of scientists in Africa and in funding research

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March 13, 2019

Africa, with only 13% of the world’s population, carries more than half of the global maternal, neoantal and child health burden with 2.3 million d

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December 9, 2018

This country profile explores AAS’ commitment in partnering with Botswana to enable its STI sector to continue its growth path and to ensure that i

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December 9, 2018

The African Academy of Sciences (The AAS) Research Management Programme in

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The African Academy of Sciences in partnership with African Union Developm

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June 18, 2018

With 78% of the 0.40% of GDP allocated to STI in Mozambique, a country that considers knowledge based economy as crucial for its development, the A

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June 18, 2018

This country profile highlights the role of the AAS in advancing science and technology in South Africa, a country that has shown leadership in adv

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June 18, 2018

Namibia is transforming its science, technology and innovation sector to become globally competitive.  A recent survey reveals Namibia currently sp

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June 18, 2018

This country profile 2022 outlines the Kingdom of Swaziland’s primary development goals of addressing poverty and inequality.

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December 9, 2017

The 2017 Annual Report highlights activities around transforming the AAS, the power of partnerships, the AAS impact across Africa, governance and l

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October 9, 2017

This country profile explores Rwanda’s efforts in sustaining its economic growth rate by establishing robust and deliberate policies to promote eco

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December 9, 2016

The 2016 Annual Report highlights the AAS impact particularly around the recently launched AESA platform, on empowering women scientists, investing

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December 9, 2015

The 2015 Annual Report highlights a legacy of driving scientific development, putting science at the core of Africa’s development, developing Afric

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December 9, 2014

The 2014 Annual Report activities of the AAS governing organs, establishing and strengthening partnerships, recognizing excellence, developing effe

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December 9,2013

The 2013 Annual Report highlights areas on improving governance and structures, establishing and strengthening partnerships, building on AAS’ asset