A survey of 10 African countries found that a lack of intensive care beds and medical resources led to worse outcomes associated with COVID-19 in Africa than in the rest of the world.
Scientists seeking to establish fair collaborations
Africa shouldn’t try to adopt the scientific system from the global North without criticism.
Tokenism, top-down management and inequality still plague African research collaborations with the developed world.
A promise for shorter and less expensive treatments
Research projects in the global South should brace for funding restrictions as the UK government announced it would slash overseas assistance to £10 billion next year, say academics.
Specially outfitted drones are helping scientists get close to active volcanoes in a quest to measure and better understand their carbon dioxide emissions.
Community engagement, open access will strengthen science research in developing countries, writes Nyovani Madise.
“Wheat blast” appeared in fields in Zambia. Fear is that it spreads in other countries.
Dang Thuy Binh, a scientist who studies river biodiversity in Vietnam tells about her work, and being a woman in science.