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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Academy of Science of South Africa

The Academy of Science of South Africa was established in 1996. It is a member of the InterAcademy Panel (IAP) on which over 80 countries are represented, and has ties or agreements with some of the world's leading Science Academies. The Academy is taking up a place in South Africa's Science system as an independent, merit-based, "activist" body committed to assisting the nation to find science-based solutions for its problems and to create science-based opportunities for growth and prosperity.

Web site http://www.assaf.co.za/
e-mail wgevers@assaf.nrf.ac.za
hjsmith@assaf.nrf.ac.za
phone Tel: (012) 392-9377
Fax: (012) 320-2099
address P.O. Box 72135
Lynnwood Ridge, South Africa
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