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15 African researchers to receive £1.5M to conduct research on impacts of climate change in Africa

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In October 2018, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) published its Special Report on the Implications of 1.5 degrees warming (SR 1.5), and shortly thereafter UN Environment published its 2018 Emissions Gap Report. The...
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Academy Launches Global Standard for Transparent Research and Humanitarian Funding

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The African Academy of Sciences (The AAS) today launches the Good Financial Grant Practice (GFGP), a global standard to promote transparency and strengthen the governance of grant funding worldwide. The GFGP standard, developed in collaboration...
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Seven early career scientists awarded AESA-RISE Postdoctoral fellowships

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9 November 2018 – As the world celebrates the World Science Day for Peace and Development on Saturday, 10 November 2018, The African Academy of Sciences (The AAS) and partners will celebrate by awarding seven...
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New Afro-German partnership to accelerate progress to achieve SDGs for health

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16 October 2018-The African Academy of Sciences (The AAS), the German Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation today announce a broad and transformative partnership to provide coordinated global...
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Do you have a great idea to tackle water, sanitation and hygiene challenges?

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19 September 2018-The African Academy of Sciences (The AAS) and partners today announced new funding for technology-based solutions to improve access to water and sanitation. About 4.5 billion people worldwide lack access to sanitation while...
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Rwanda leads the way in the adoption of a global standard to strengthen the governance of grant funding

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Rwanda has broken new ground to become the first African country to adopt a global standard that promotes transparency and strengthens the governance of grant funding worldwide. The African Academy of Sciences (The AAS) and...

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