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The African Development Bank and its partners will organise the second Ministerial Forum on Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) in Africa. The forum will convene at the Hassan II Academy of Science and Technology in Rabat, Morocco from 14-17 October 2014.

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The European Research Council (ERC), part of the EU's Horizon 2020 programme, published its 2015 work programme which provides details of the next calls for proposals. These calls are expected to enable funding of over one thousand research grants with a total budget of €1.665 billion.

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6-10 July 2014 – the Southern African Research and Innovation Management Association (SARIMA) held its annual conference in Gaborone. For the 2nd year, the SARIMA conference included a comprehensive workshop on Horizon 2020.

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CTA publication 'Scientific writing for agricultural research scientists: A training resource manual' fully revised in 2012, aims to serve as a guide for agricultural research scientists and other practitioners in writing papers for publication. It also looks to...

New report on scientific production in Africa just released.

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La Commission européenne a lancé la première phase d’un nouveau programme qui favorisera le processus d’intégration de l’Afrique au niveau continental. Il s'agit du tout premier programme de l'UE en matière de développement et...

The European Commission has launched the first phase of a new programme that will foster Africa's integration process at continental level - the first ever EU programme in development and cooperation that covers Africa as a whole. The so-called Pan-African Programme will fund activities in...

The second African Innovation Outlook (AIO) was published as part of the African Science, Technology and Innovation Indicators (ASTII), which was set up to address the lack of relevant indicators that are needed to formulate policy. The survey was prepared by the AU's New Partnership for...

The Kwame Nkrumah 2014 Scientific Awards were launched, inviting candidates for both the Regional Award for Women and the Continental Award. The AUC is keen to see higher numbers of quality applicants from all 5 regions of Africa and at continental level. The aim of the Kwame Nkrumah...