Tokenism, top-down management and inequality still plague African research collaborations with the developed world.
Thanks to an inventory of over 6 million trees across five countries, scientists have produced the first continuous maps of the floristic and functional composition of the tropical forests of Central Africa, allowing them to identify the most vulnerable areas to climate change and human pressure.
An online conference about Artifical Intelligence with a focus on Africa.
Quality Research in Africa and Why It Is Important – 5/5 – What Are the Challenges to Scientific Research in Africa?
Scientists in Africa meet more or less the same challenges as their colleagues in other parts of the world.
Quality Research in Africa and Why It Is Important – 4/5 – What Is the State of Scientific Publishing in Africa?
AAS is pushing for Open Access publishing of scientific results.
Folakemi Odedina, the founder and principal investigator at the Prostate Cancer Transatlantic Consortium, tells how she is turning brain drain into “brain gain” for Sub-Saharan Africa.
Excellent research in Africa is mainly related to biology and health.
Quality Research in Africa and Why It Is Important – 2/5 – Why Is Scientific Research in Africa Important?
Discovering new knowledge in the African context is good for Africa, and for the world.
An hydrological model reveals new zones where malaria may develop due to climate change.
A perspective on African research by two members of the secretariat of the African Academy of Sciences.