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    • IAP Water Programme: Regional Workshop for Africa. Proceedings Report 

      Academy of Science of South Africa (Academy of Science of South Africa, 2006)
      Water is a fundamental concern of virtually every nation, playing a diverse and often inter-dependent but vital role in the individual and collective lives of its entire citizenry. A single country like South Africa may ...

    • Improved Nutritional Assessment of Micronutrients 

      Academy of Science of South Africa (Academy of Science of South Africa, 2013)
      The purpose of this consensus study on improved nutritional assessment of micronutrients was to optimise our approach to the assessment of nutritional status of individuals, specific groups of people and the population in ...

    • Improving the prevention and management of multimorbidity in sub-Saharan Africa 

      Academy of Medical Sciences (UK); Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) (Academy of Medical Sciences (UK)/Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf), 2020)
      Having two or more long-term conditions at the same time, known as multimorbidity, is a growing challenge globally. This workshop focused on finding out what is known about the extent and nature of multimorbidity and ...

    • Inquiry-Based Science Education: Increasing Participation of Girls in Science in sub-Saharan Africa Policy-makers’ Booklet 

      Academy of Science of South Africa (Academy of Science of South Africa, 2011)
      This policy-makers’ booklet is a joint project of the Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf), the Network of African Science Academies (NASAC), the Organisation of Women Scientists for the Developing World ...

    • Insights into South Africa’s Participation in the 7th Framework Programme for Research and Technological Development of the European Commission 

      Academy of Science of South Africa (Academy of Science of South Africa, 2015)
      This report provides insights into South Africa’s participation in the 7th Framework Programme for Research and Technological Development (FP7) of the European Union. Three data sources were used: (1) information in the ...

    • Legends of South African Science 

      Academy of Science of South Africa (Academy of Science of South Africa, 2017)
      Legends of South African Science introduces Academy Members who rank among the top achievers in the country. Legends profiles ASSAf Members who have received some of South Africa’s top awards, viz. the ASSAf Science-for-Society ...

    • Legends of South African Science II 

      Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) (Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf), 2020)
      After the overwhelming success of Legends of South African Science, published in 2017 as part of the 20 year celebrations of the Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf), this edition of Legends of South African Science ...

    • Local Economic Development in Small Towns, Housing Delivery and Impact on the Environment. Forum proceedings 

      Academy of Science of South Africa (Academy of Science of South Africa, 2009)
      This Forum on Local Economic Development in Small Towns, Housing Delivery and Impact on the Environment is the second in a series that are being convened by the ASSAf Forum Committee on Science for Poverty Alleviation. Noting ...

    • Migration, Displacement and Mobility in Africa: Complex issues in current times 

      Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) (Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf), 2020)
      This report reflects the conference proceedings of the tenth Annual Young Scientists’ Conference which took place from 28 to 29 October 2019 at Future Africa, University of Pretoria, South Africa. The theme of the conference: ...

    • Neonicotinoid Insecticides: Use and Effects in African Agriculture - A Review and Recommendations to Policymakers 

      Network of African Science Academies (NASAC) (Network of African Science Academies (NASAC), 2019)
      Agriculture is critically important for African societies and economies, but ensuring food security for Africa’s growing population is a major challenge due to climate change, structural changes in land use and management, ...

    • Neonicotinoids and their Impact on Ecosystem Services for Agriculture and Biodiversity in Africa 

      Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) (Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf), 2019)
      The Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) in collaboration with Leopoldina hosted a workshop on Neonicotinoids and their Impact on Ecosystem Services for Agriculture and Biodiversity in Africa from 14-16 November 2018. ...

    • Neonicotinoids and their Impact on Ecosystem Services for Agriculture and Biodiversity in Africa 

      Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) (Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf), 2019)
      The Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) in collaboration with Leopoldina hosted a working group meeting on Neonicotinoids and their Impact on Ecosystem Services for Agriculture and Biodiversity in Africa from 13-15 ...

    • Nuclear Energy Safety Symposium. Proceedings Report 

      Academy of Science of South Africa (Academy of Science of South Africa, 2012)
      Both public and political attitudes on the introduction and use of nuclear energy change with time and events. A movement towards extending its use and building new advanced power stations is driven largely by the contribution ...

    • Pathways to Success: Bringing a Gender Lens to the Scientific Leadership of Global Challenges 

      GenderInSite (GenderInSite, 2018)
      This report explores the issue of women’s leadership in science and brings to the discussion some related issues not usually taken into consideration. The initial motivation was to look at the career trajectories of women ...

    • The PhD Study: An Evidence-based Study on how to meet the Demands for High-level Skills in an Emerging Economy 

      Academy of Science of South Africa (Academy of Science of South Africa, 2010)
      This is the first comprehensive report on PhD training in South Africa and identifies the barriers and opportunities for effective training and high-level outputs at the doctoral level. It was produced by an expert study ...

    • Poverty Reduction Proceedings Report 

      Academy of Science of South Africa (Academy of Science of South Africa, 2016)
      Welcome Address from Assaf (Prof Barney Pityana, Vice-President, Assaf) 6 Welcome from Partner Organisation (Prof Yousuf Maudarbocus, Vice-President, Nasac) 9 Keynote Address (Dr Mamphela Ramphele, Nelson Mandela Foundation) ...

    • Poverty, Inequality and Global Climate Change: Connecting the Discussions 

      Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) (Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf), 2019)
      The conference was a response to an urgent need to bring together communities of scientists who are exploring matters of poverty, inequality and climate change. While there are individual cross overs, this is still ...

    • Preparing for the Future of HIV/AIDS in Africa: A Shared Responsibiltiy 

      Academy of Science of South Africa (Academy of Science of South Africa, 2012)
      The sub-Saharan Africa region still remains the region most heavily affected by HIV/AIDS. In 2010, about 68% of all people living with HIV resided in sub-Saharan Africa and the region also accounted for 70% of new HIV ...

    • Preventing a Tobacco Epidemic in Africa 

      Academy of Science of South Africa (Academy of Science of South Africa, 2014)
      In April 2013, the Network of African Science Academies convened a committee of experts to discuss the evidence, obstacles, and opportunities for implementing and enforcing tobacco use prevention and control policies in ...

    • Proceedings of a Symposium on Our Nuclear Future: Delay or Demise? 

      Academy of Science of South Africa (Academy of Science of South Africa, 2014)
      The purpose of the symposium was to bring together a diverse range of stakeholders and invite engagement in a rigorous, evidence-based, scholarly debate on the issue of nuclear energy. Participants and presenters were drawn ...