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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Ghana Academy of Arts and Sciences

The Ghana Academy of Arts and Sciences was founded in 1959 as the Ghana Academy of Learning to promote the study, extension, and dissemination of the arts and sciences in Ghana and honor eminent scholars through their election as fellows. It was merged with the National Research Council in 1963 to become the Academy of Arts and Sciences. In 1968, it was again split into the "Ghana Academy of Arts and Sciences," which is a purely learning society and the "Council for Scientific and Industrial Research" which undertakes research of an applied nature related to national needs.

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