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    • Regulation of Agricultural GM Technology in Africa 

      Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) (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 in Action: Saving the Lives of Africa’s Mothers, Newborns, and Children 

      Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) (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 (ASSAf) (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, ...

    • Social Protection in Africa: Overview for Policymakers 

      Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) (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 - ...

    • The State of Science in South Africa 

      Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) (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 ...

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

      Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) (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 ...