Data collection and processing will help to fight the COVID-19 in Africa, and to tackle other sustainable development issues on the long term.
African institutions are full members of a worldwide coalition to fight COVID-19.
A combination of a new satellites data processing and economical modelling helps to evaluate the possibility to achieve one of the SDG7 target in sub-Saharan Africa: universal access to affordable, reliable and modern energy services.
A recent work shows that the total water stock in Lake Chad has been increasing over the past 13 years. This is encouraging because the lake concentrates environmental, economic and political issues.
The coronavirus pandemics should remind governements that supporting science and scientist is an important long term effort. The case for Nigeria.
As Africa braces for the full impact of the novel coronavirus, two TWAS Fellows who are experts in contagious diseases say key challenges include coordination, capacity and public hygiene.
Despite their dramatic consequences, the Ebola epidemics in West and Central Africa have contributed to capacity building in affected countries.
In a recent editorial piece published by Research, Linda Nordling explains why the planned “decade of science and technology” in Africa didn’t happen. However, situation has changed.