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  • Scholarly Books: Their Production, Use and Evaluation in South Africa Today 

    Academy of Science of South Africa (Academy of Science of South Africa, 2009)
    This consensus study addresses the world of book publishing in and from South Africa. It explores the special scholarly virtues of these works and the contributions they make to ‘the literature’ and to the general advancement ...

  • Science Business Society Dialogue Conference: Strengthening the Science Business Society Dialogue in the SADC Region 

    Academy of Science of South Africa (Academy of Science of South Africa, 2016)
    The conference explored various topics in the area of Science-Business Dialogue. These included: early stakeholder involvement; innovative funding options; international perspectives on science-business linkages; intellectual ...

  • Science in Action: Saving the Lives of Africa’s Mothers, Newborns, and Children 

    Academy of Science of South Africa (Academy of Science of South Africa, 2009)
    Science in action: Saving the lives of Africa’s mothers, newborns, and children presents an overview of the current status of maternal, newborn, and child health (MNCH) in sub-Saharan Africa and reports a new analysis of ...

  • Science, Water and Sanitation: Supporting Equitable and Sustainable Development in southern Africa 

    Academy of Science of South Africa (Academy of Science of South Africa, 2012)
    The Southern African Development Community (SADC) region faces a number of challenges in ensuring water for equitable and sustainable development. In most of these countries water resources infrastructure is underdeveloped, ...

  • Science-based Improvements of Rural/Subsistance Agriculture 

    Academy of Science of South Africa (Academy of Science of South Africa, 2006)
    This forum on Science-based Improvements of Rural/Subsistence Agriculture is the first in a series that are being convened by the ASSAf Forum steering Committee on Science for Poverty Alleviation. During 2005, the Academy ...

  • The shale gas industry in South Africa: Toward a science action plan. 31 August – 1 September 2017, Proceedings Report 

    Academy of Science of South Africa (Academy of Science of South Africa, 2017)
    The objective of the conference was to showcase critical national reports on shale gas in South Africa; analyse the regulatory environment; and consolidate common findings and recommendations and provide a platform for ...

  • Social Determinants of Health Workshop, 7-8 November 2016 

    Academy of Science of South Africa (Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf), 2016-11)
    Monitoring data: numbers that work - data availability and use to improve social well-being (facilitator: Dr Tolullah Oni) - Data Compatibility and Integration as Measures of Addressing the Impact on Social Determinants ...

  • Social Protection in Africa: Overview for Policymakers 

    Academy of Science of South Africa (Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf), 2016-08)
    What is social protection? - What are cash transfers? - What are social protection floors? - Why is social protection in Africa important? - Socio-economic context - The development of social protection in Africa - ...

  • South Africa’s Technical Readiness to Support the Shale Gas Industry 

    Academy of Science of South Africa (Academy of Science of South Africa, 2016)
    The consensus report titled South Africa’s Technical Readiness to Support the Shale Gas Industry was produced by the Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf), in collaboration with the South African Academy of Engineering ...

  • The State of Biosafety and Biosecurity in South Africa 

    Academy of Science of South Africa (Academy of Science of South Africa, 2015)
    This consensus study report presents the findings of a systematic assessment of the state of biosafety and biosecurity in South Africa, including an evaluation of legislation, regulations and practices at both national and ...

  • The State of Energy Research in South Africa 

    Academy of Science of South Africa (Academy of Science of South Africa, 2014)
    The report comprises the following: • A synopsis of the current energy research landscape in South Africa with an analysis of the relevant national plans and acts, culminating in an account of expenditure into energy and ...

  • The State of Green Technologies in South Africa 

    Academy of Science of South Africa (Academy of Science of South Africa, 2014)
    The report outlines the development, distribution and use of green technologies in energy, water, waste and sanitation in South Africa. Other sectors investigated include industry, mining, agriculture, information and ...

  • The State of Science in South Africa 

    Academy of Science of South Africa (Academy of Science of South Africa, 2009)
    This book has been prepared to mark the occasion of the hosting of the Academy of Sciences for the Developing World (TWAS) conference by the Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) in October 2009 in Durban. TWAS is the ...

  • Towards a Low Carbon City: Focus on Durban 

    Academy of Science of South Africa (Academy of Science of South Africa, 2011)
    This report on Towards a Low Carbon City: Focus on Durban aims to address both mitigation and adaptation opportunities for the city of Durban. The critical issue of transitioning to a low carbon city in the face of serious ...

  • Turning Science On: Improving Access to Energy in sub-Saharan Africa 

    Academy of Science of South Africa (Academy of Science of South Africa, 2010)
    Access to modern energy services, defined as electricity and clean cooking fuels, is central to a country’s development. Poor access retards the pace of national development and poverty reduction and delays the achievement ...

  • Women for Science: Inclusion and Participation on Academies of Science 

    Academy of Science of South Africa (Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf), 2016)
    Message by Professor Daya Reddy, President: Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf): Academies of science play a critical dual role. They recognise scientific excellence through election into their membership, eminent ...

  • Workshop on Measuring Deprivation in Order to Promote Human Development 

    Academy of Science of South Africa (Academy of Science of South Africa, 2015)
    Poverty reduction is a critical factor outlined in both the Millennium Developmental Goals 2015 (MDGs) and the National Developmental Plan (NDP) – Vision 2030. In order for South Africa to make progress in this regard, ...

  • Workshop Proceedings Report GMOs for African Agriculture: Challenges and opportunities 

    Academy of Science of South Africa (Academy of Science of South Africa, 2010)
    The production of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in Africa has the potential to alleviate many problems on the continent – at present, millions of Africans are vulnerable to food insecurity and malnourishment. This ...

  • Zimbabwean Scientists in the Diaspora Meeting 

    Academy of Science of South Africa (Academy of Science of South Africa, 2016)
    1.Opening and Welcome 2. Purpose of the Meeting 3. Keynote Address 4. Presentation by ZAS - Overview and Challenges 5. Presentation by ZIMYAS: Overview and Challenges 6. Discussion 7. Breakaway Session 8. Feedback ...