Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) innovators and representatives, from left: Josué Ibulungu, Ronald Mawerere, Peris Waweru, Rihlat Said Mohamed, Nick Alcock, Eunice Namirembe, Joseph Githinji, Victor Shikoli, and Senangninan Tossou.
The African Academy of Sciences
The African Academy of Sciences (The AAS) is a non-aligned, non-political, not-for-profit pan African organisation whose vision is to see transformed lives on the African continent through science. Our tripartite mandate is recognizing excellence through the AAS’ highly prestigious fellowship and award schemes, providing advisory and think tank functions for shaping Africa’s Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) strategies and policies and implementing key STI programmes addressing Africa’s developmental challenges through the funding, agenda setting and funding platform Alliance for Accelerating Excellence in science in Africa (AESA platform). AESA is an initiative of the AAS and the African Union Development (AUDA-NEPAD) Agency. Grand Challenges Africa is a programme of The AAS that seeks to promote Africa-led scientific innovations to help countries better achieve the Sustainable Development Goals by awarding seed and scale-up grants to the continent’s most impressive solutions.
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Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida)
The Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency, Sida, is a government agency working on behalf of the Swedish parliament and government, with the mission to reduce poverty in the world. Through our work and in cooperation with others, we contribute to implementing Sweden’s Policy for Global Development. www.sida.se/English/
About Gates Foundation
Guided by the belief that every life has equal value, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation works to help all people lead healthy, productive lives. In developing countries, it focuses on improving people’s health and giving them the chance to lift themselves out of hunger and extreme poverty. In the United States, it seeks to ensure that all people—especially those with the fewest resources—have access to the opportunities they need to succeed in school and life. Based in Seattle, Washington, the foundation is led by CEO Dr Susan Desmond-Hellmann and Co-chair William H Gates, Sr, under the direction of Bill and Melinda Gates and Warren Buffet.
About the UNICEF's Office of Innovation
The office of Innovation is a creative, interactive and agile team in UNICEF. We sit at a unique intersection, where an organization working on huge global issues meet the startup thinking the technology, and the partners to turn this energy into scalablesolutions.www.unicef.org/innovation/
Arm creates a positive impact at scale through building trust in technology, enabling our people, improving lives, and supporting the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (Global Goals) www.arm.com