ICSU signs a five-year agreement with Sida to work with NASAC and ISSC to support integrated science in Africa
In 2016, the International Council for Science (ICSU) signed a 5-year agreement with the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) for a 5 million euro programme. This programme will catalyse the generation and use of new intergrated policy-relevant scientific knowledge in Africa needed to address the complexsustainabilty challenges in the region.
The programme, which ends in December 2020, will be implemented by ICSU in conjunction with its Regional Office for Africa (ICSU ROA) based in Pretoria, South Africa, the Network of African Science Academies (NASAC) based in Nairobi, Kenya and the International Social Science Council (ISSC) based in Paris, France.
Climate Change Adapatation and Resilience in Africa - Recommendations to Policymakers is a science-policy document that has been developed by NASAC with the endorsement of its members.
NASAC, with the endorsement of its members, has developed a science-policy document entitled: Changing Disease Patterns in Africa - Recommendations to Policymakers.