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Transforming cooking in households to improve air quality

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Cooking should be a safe and healthy skill, but it is costing the health, and even the lives, of women in Kenya and Africa.
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Small but mighty – using nanomaterials to provide communities with clean drinking water

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Tiny technology with life-changing potential fo

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Promoting the inclusion of more African women in science

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In Côte d'Ivoire significant gains have been made in improving education outcomes. However, there are still high illiteracy levels among women. In Malawi, women are under-represented in research with less than 1 in 5 researchers being women. Socio-cultural barriers have contributed to the under-representation of females in science-related careers...
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African innovators tackle antimicrobial resistance

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11 innovators from Ghana, Kenya, Uganda and South Africa funded to characterise the magnitude of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) in Africa over two years.Evidence generated will be used to develop relevant technologies and products to respond to AMR...
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African innovators to improve access to quality water, sanitation and hygiene

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Seven African innovators are being funded to the tune of $100,000 each to create technology-based solutions to improve access to water and sanitation. The technology will support the most vulnerable communities living in cities thus reducing gender-based violence and improving living conditions...
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Forty promising African early career scientists selected

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40 early career scientists drawn from 19 countries across the five African regions have been selected as Affiliate members of the African Academy of Sciences (AAS). The new cohort of Affiliates will receive training and mentorship over a five-year period 2020-2024.

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Create and use local data for socioeconomic growth

SciDev.Net, United Kingdom, 20 March 2018

Fund science to achieve sustainable development

Daily Nation, Kenya, 13 March 2018

Yale University to pen deals with Kenya research institutions

Business Daily, Kenya, 01 March 2018

The simple secret to groundbreaking science: work together

The World Economic Forum, Switzerland, 18 January 2018

AIF and African Academy of Sciences sign MoU to drive STI-led research

Ventures Africa, Nigeria, 16 November 2017

African scientists get their own open-access publishing platform

Nature, United Kingdom, 15 November 2017