TWAS awardee, Sarobidy Rakotonarivo, is working to ensure that poor villagers in remote parts of Africa have their say in conservation measures that affect their lives.
At the TWAS 16th General Conference, high-level speakers described how basic science has been indispensable in their own countries, and why support for it must be strong to achieve the Global Goals by 2030.
Through a partnership established in the early days of TWAS, the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation has become a steadfast supporter of the Academy’s activities.
2022 TWAS-Lenovo Science Award winner, Fu Bojie, has not only helped China determine how to improve lives while preserving nature, but has provided sustainability strategies that every nation can use.
Conservation biologist and TYAN member, Kangbéni Dimobe of Burkina Faso, is engaging in the protection of local biodiversity and lands.
Tshilidzi Marwala, a 2010 The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS) Fellow from South Africa, is now the Rector of United Nations University (UNU).
Science for development is more important than ever for Africa in this consequential time, said former Mauritius President, Ameenah Gurib-Fakim.
Through groundbreaking research, Deena Shrestha, a Senior Research Scientist and Chairperson at the Centre for Health and Disease Studies Nepal, is saving many lives in her native country.
IYBSSD Organized in collaboration with Zhejiang University, in China, the UNESCO-TWAS Sixteenth General Conference will focus on basic sciences for sustainable development.
In a journal article, TWAS Executive Director, Romain Murenzi, and his team, advocated greater science and technology education in Africa, for young people in the continent to be better prepared for global changes.