C. ASSAf Policymakers' Booklets

 

Recent Submissions

  • Regulation of Agricultural GM Technology in Africa 

    Academy of Science of South Africa (Academy of Science of South Africa, 2012)
    This policymakers’ booklet is produced by the Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) as part of the project “GMOs for African Agriculture: Opportunities and Challenges”. The project was implemented through ASSAf’s ...

  • 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, ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 20 Years of Excellence 1996 - 2016 

    Academy of Science of South Africa (Academy of Science of South Africa, 2016)
    20 Years of Excellence 1996 – 2016 recounts the 20 years of ASSAf’s existence since the early 1990s when trailblazers in academia gave of their time and energy to realise a dream of establishing a fully representative, ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 - ...