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Proceedings report Changing patterns of Non-Communicable Diseases
(Academy of Science of South Africa, 2013)
The theme of this conference was a superb example of the various activities in which the academies had been involved. Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) constituted one of the most critical set of health challenges that faced ...
Annual Multi-Stakeholder Forum on Science, Technology and Innovation for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
(Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf), 2019)
In 2015, South Africa joined other member states of the United Nations (UN) to sign and ratify the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development (2030 Agenda). The UN consequently established the Technology Facilitation Mechanism ...
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, 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 ...
Proceedings of a Symposium on Our Nuclear Future: Delay or Demise?
(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 ...