Africa's Science Skills Dearth Slows Development
While Africa's burgeoning economic growth may be able to sustain science through domestic funding, the shortage of scientists and research capacity threatens this very growth, an analyst says.
Class science programs assist in expanding training for women.
Tunis Afrique Presse, 30 October 2012
Mr. Rachid Ben Dali, Director General at the Ministry of Industry, stressed the need to establish a scientific strategy that takes into account the technical and economic aspects… Read more »
Zimbabwe: Zim Embraces Nanotech
The Herald, 31 October 2012
The Government last week launched a national nanotechnology programme which seeks to anchor development of the science in the country. Read more »
Women in Global Science & Technology, 4 October 2012
In the first study of its kind, researchers have found that numbers of women in the science, technology and innovation fields are alarmingly low in the world’s leading… Read more »
SciDev.Net, 31 October 2012
Benin needs a national database of scientific research if it is to raise the profile of its science and depend less on international cooperation for its research, according to a… Read more »