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The Academy of Science for the Developing World
Promoting scientific excellence and capacity for science-based sustainable development

Africa Science News Service
Reporting about African science from an African perspective

Association of African Universities
A forum for consultation, exchange of information, and cooperation among institutions of higher education in Africa

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Funding for the African Science Academy Development Initiative is provided by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

InterAcademy Council
Providing knowledge and advice on scientific, technological, and health issues to national governments and international organizations

InterAcademy Panel on International Issues
A global network of the world's science academies

International Council for Science's Regional Office for Africa
Mobilizing the knowledge and resources of the international science community for the benefit of society

SciDev.net
The Science and Development Network offers news, views, and information about science, technology, and the developing world

Science in Africa
Africa's first online science magazine

U.N. "End Poverty 2015" Millennium Development Goal
One of eight goals to be achieved by the target date of 2015

UNESCO Science in Africa
UNESCO's contribution to Africa's strategy for science and technology

U.S. National Academies
Includes the National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Engineering, Institute of Medicine, and National Research Council

World Federation of Science Journalists
A nongovernmental international organization representing science journalists' associations

World Health Organization
The directing and coordinating authority for health within the United Nations


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