Tag: african academy of sciences

Here’s how Africa’s science academies can assist in driving sustainable development

Many African countries have a long way to go to meet the sustainable development goals. These goals, set by the United Nations, call for all countries to develop their economies by 2030.

Addressing Africa’s under-investment in health sector

Africa’s scientific research and development agenda remains foreign-driven limiting the continent’s ability to address its most pressing health problems. The African Academy of Sciences is spearheading a $100 million programme across 54 institutions in 21 African countries investing in scientific research capacity. Tom Kariuki, Director of Programmes at the African Academy of Sciences joins CNBC Africa for more.