This globe image is composed of the flags of the seven African nations participating in the African Science Academy Development Initiative. The science academies of Nigeria, Uganda, and South Africa were chosen as the initial focal points for the effort. In addition, strategic-planning grants will be given to the science academies of Cameroon, Senegal, Ghana, and Kenya, as well as the regional African Academy of Sciences.
   
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African Academy of Sciences

African Academy of Sciences was founded on 6th July 1985 in Trieste, Italy, as an autonomous Africa-wide professional, non-political and non-profit making organization. The Academy’s mandate covers four main principal areas: mobilization and strengthening of the African scientific community; publication and dissemination of scientific materials; research development and policy; and capacity building in science and technology.

Web site http://www.aasciences.org/default.asp/
e-mail aas@africaonline.co.ke
phone Tel: (254 2) 884401
Fax: (254 2) 884406
address P.O. Box 14798 or P. O. Box 24916
Nairobi, Kenya
 
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