Navigation Links
'Raising the african voice' on climate change
Date:11/12/2012

LAGOS, Nigeria Fifteen science academies of Africa issued a joint statement in Lagos, Nigeria, today calling on the African scientific community to intensify its study of the impact of climate change. Noting that Africa's contribution of scientific information to understanding climate change has been "meagre" to date, the statement calls for African researchers to step up their observation, modeling, and analyses of the effects of climate change on a regional scale, and to help plan interventions to mitigate and adapt to the impacts of climate change on the continent. The statement was presented at the eighth annual conference of African Science Academies in cooperation with the African Science Academy Development Initiative (ASADI). The initiative, supported by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, is a partnership between the U.S. National Academy of Sciences and several African science academies to strengthen their capacity to provide evidence-based advice to inform policymaking and public discourse. Read the full statement at www.nationalacademies.org/asadi.


'/>"/>

Contact: William Kearney
wkearney@nas.edu
202-450-9166
National Academy of Sciences
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1

Related biology news :

1. Bigger gorillas better at attracting mates and raising young
2. RTS,S malaria candidate vaccine reduces malaria by approximately one-third in African infants
3. Report: Bushmeat pushes Southern African species to the brink
4. African Americans less likely to adhere to DASH diet for lowering blood pressure
5. African research identifies strong candidate for possible single-dose malaria cure
6. Levels of hepatitis C virus higher among African-Americans and males
7. South African daffodils may be a future cure for depression
8. Herbivores select on floral architecture in a South African bird-pollinated plant
9. African scientist, designer partner to fashion anti-malaria garment that wards off bugs
10. Treatment to benefit African infants at risk of endemic fever
11. UNH researchers find African farmers need better climate change data to improve farming practices
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:1/22/2016)... 22, 2016 ... the "Global Biometrics Market in Retail ... --> http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/p74whf/global_biometrics ) has ... Biometrics Market in Retail Sector 2016-2020" ... Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/p74whf/global_biometrics ) ...
(Date:1/20/2016)... , Jan. 20, 2016  Synaptics Incorporated (NASDAQ: ... interface solutions, today announced sampling of S1423, its ... wearables and small screen applications including smartwatches, fitness ... Supporting round and rectangular shapes, as well as ... performance with moisture on screen, while wearing gloves, ...
(Date:1/13/2016)... , January 13, 2016 ... the addition of the  "India Biometrics ... & Forecast (2015-2020)"  report to ... ) has announced the addition of ... Market - Estimation & Forecast (2015-2020)" ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):
(Date:2/4/2016)... 2016 Beike Biotechnology, the Shenzhen ... a ceremony in late 2015 to mark their successful ... 2016. --> --> ... Personalized Cell Therapy" was hosted by the Shenzhen Cell ... subsidiaries of Beike Biotechnology Co., Ltd. ...
(Date:2/4/2016)... -- --> --> Q ... to provide the following update on recent corporate developments. ... 3 months we have significantly increased our cash position through ... a result, we have positioned ourselves to execute on the ... expect that development to continue on schedule. ...
(Date:2/4/2016)... Sinovac Biotech Ltd. ("Sinovac" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: ... China , today announced that the ... February 4, 2016 a preliminary non-binding proposal letter, dated ... V-Ming ( Shanghai ) Investment Holdings Co., ... Shenzhen ) Fund Management Co., Ltd., Beijing ...
(Date:2/4/2016)... ... , ... Many of the engineers at FireflySci, Inc. have been manufacturing quartz ... from other cuvette manufacturers is their supercharged customer service and their extensive database of ... steady flow of inside information, they have recently revamped their manufacturing techniques to reduce ...
Breaking Biology Technology: