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A. Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) Publications [128]
B. Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) Events [2]
  • Neonicotinoids and Their Impact on Ecosystem Services for Agriculture and Biodiversity in Africa: A Review and Recommendations to Policymakers 

    Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) (Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf), 2021)
    Agriculture is critically important for African societies and economies but ensuring food security for Africa’s growing population is a major challenge. One particular concern are pesticides called ‘neonicotinoids’, which ...

  • African Open Science Platform Part 1: Landscape Study 

    Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) (Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf), 2019-08)
    This report maps the African landscape of Open Science – with a focus on Open Data as a sub-set of Open Science. Data to inform the landscape study were collected through a variety of methods, including surveys, desk ...

  • The Hidden Crisis: Mental Health on Times of Covid-19 

    Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf); Heyns, Christof; Jewkes, Rachel; Liebenberg, Sandra; Mbazira, Christopher (Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf), 2021)
    The COVID-19 pandemic is most notably a physical health crisis, but it strongly affects mental health as well. Social isolation, job and financial losses, uncertainty about the real impact of the crisis, and fear for ...

  • The policy & practice of drug, alcohol & tobacco use during Covid-19 

    Science Forum South Africa (SFSA); Soodyall, Himla; Gilligan, Aidan; Shelly, Shaun; Venter, Francois; Letlape, Kgosi; Kinderlerer, Julian; Pedersen, David Budtz (Science Forum South Africa (SFSA), 2020-12)
    This discussion formed part of the Science Forum South Africa (SFSA) 2020 event. The World Science Forum will be held in Cape Town in December 2021 under the theme of “science for social justice”. As a precedent, this ...

  • Building Profitable and Sustainable Community Owned Connectivity Networks 

    Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) (Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf), 2020)
    The IID seminar titled “Building Profitable and Sustainable Community Owned Connectivity Networks”, was hosted on 31 August 2020 on Zoom Webinar. The 2019 White Paper on science, technology and innovation (STI) recognise ...

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