African Scientists Are Punching Above Their Weight
The range of research being undertaken is remarkable in view of the size of Africa's overall contribution: from galaxies to viruses; agriculture to malaria; and drought to oceanography, writes John Butler-Adam for The Conversation Africa.
The Conversation Africa, 23 May 2017
Over the past five years, Africa's contributions to the world's research -- that is, new knowledge -- have varied from a low of 0.7% to the present and highest level of 1.1%. Read more »
African scientists are making strides.
The Conversation Africa, 10 April 2017
Plant diseases threaten food security and sustainability. They affect ecosystems and change natural environments. They cost money, too. An enormous amount is spent globally each… Read more »
The Conversation Africa, 18 May 2017
There have been persistent calls for academics and scientists to venture forth from academia's ivory towers to engage with a wider audience on the critical issues facing society.… Read more »