Call for Mentors and Mentees! 3rd intake of Science Advice Skills Development Program (SASDP) – 2024-2025
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Call for Mentors and Mentees! 3rd intake of Science Advice Skills Development Program (SASDP) – 2024-2025

INGSA-Africa, the Africa Regional Chapter of the International Network for Governmental Science Advice, is delighted to announce the launch of the third cohort of the Science Advice Skills Development Program (SASDP-3). This program aims to build the capacity of early and mid-career African scientists across the continent for the effective practice of science advice. Following…

Science Advice Skills Development Program (SASDP)

Science Advice Skills Development Program (SASDP)

The INGSA-Africa Science Advice Skills Development Program has concluded its inaugural program – matching 10 mid-career scientists and researchers from 8 African countries with 10 mentors from 8 different countries around the world. The program focused on the topic of Climate Change in Africa (Health, Water, Energy, Food Security) and selected participants with expertise related to climate…

INGSA-Africa / NASAC Regional Capacity Building Workshops – October, 2022
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INGSA-Africa / NASAC Regional Capacity Building Workshops – October, 2022

In 2022 INGSA-Africa and the Network for African Science Academies (NASAC) collaborated on a series of webinars on “Enhancing the capacity of Academies of Science in Africa to provide rapid science advice in emergencies” See below for details. 24th October 2022 – Eastern Africa Webinar – 3pm-5pm (East Africa Time) Featured Speakers: 25th October 2022 –…

INGSA @ World Science Forum – South Africa, December 2022
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INGSA @ World Science Forum – South Africa, December 2022

2022 was the first time that Africa had hosted the World Science Forum and it was an incredible opportunity to bring together some of the key players of the INGSA ecosystem in Africa. In particular we would like to thank Future Africa at the University of Pretoria and SciCom – Making Sense of Science for being generous in-country partners….

Launch of INGSA-Africa Report – The Evolving Science Advisory Landscape in Africa – Webinar, July 2021
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Launch of INGSA-Africa Report – The Evolving Science Advisory Landscape in Africa – Webinar, July 2021

Read and Download the full INGSA-Africa Consensus Report ISBN: 978-978-981-851-8 Launch of The Evolving Science Advisory Landscape in Africa Report Organisers: Attendance Hon. Dr. Monica Musenero, Minister in Charge of Science, Technology, and Innovation, Office of the President, Republic of Uganda, launched the report, with 58 participants in attendance. The participants represented government, private sector,…

Role of Science in Assisting Regional Policy Development – North Eastern Africa Workshop Series – Ethiopia, 2019
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Role of Science in Assisting Regional Policy Development – North Eastern Africa Workshop Series – Ethiopia, 2019

WORKSHOP MATERIALS AND PRESENTATIONS: Addis Ababa, ETHIOPIA: The Ethiopian Academy of Sciences and INGSA were pleased to co-host a series of science advice workshops in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia from the 28th to the 31st of October 2019. The workshop series was designed for policymakers and scientists living or working in North Eastern Africa to enhance capacities in embedding evidence…

Central Africa Workshop –  Science Advice in Africa: Illusion or Opportunity – Cameroon 2019
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Central Africa Workshop – Science Advice in Africa: Illusion or Opportunity – Cameroon 2019

Yaounde, CAMEROON: The Cameroon Academy of Young Scientists, in partnership with the Chief Scientist of Québec, Professor Rémi Quirion and the Fonds de Recherche du Québec (FRQ), INGSA-Africa and the Cameroon Academy of Sciences, with the support of the Ministry of Scientific Research and Innovation and the Ministry of Higher Education,  held a Central Africa Sub-Regional Workshop on Government Science Advice from the 26th to…

INGSA Workshop at One Health Infectious Diseases in Africa Symposium – South Africa 2019
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INGSA Workshop at One Health Infectious Diseases in Africa Symposium – South Africa 2019

INGSA hosted a capacity building workshop as part of the ONE HEALTH: A focus on Infectious Diseases in Africa Symposium that took place on the 27-18 May 2019 in Durban, South Africa. The INGSA workshop include approximately 40 young graduates and African Scholars. INGSA-Africa Steering Committee member, Dr Renee Street gave a brief introduction about…

Regional Government Science Advice Workshop – Kigali, Rwanda – August 2018
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Regional Government Science Advice Workshop – Kigali, Rwanda – August 2018

KIGALI, Rwanda: INGSA, in partnership with the Republic of Rwanda’s Ministry of Education and supported by Canada’s IDRC, held a Regional Government Science Advice Workshop on the 22nd to 24th of August 2018 in Kigali, Rwanda. The workshop was designed to enhance capacities in providing science advice for policy making at all levels of government, through plenary lectures, case…

Capacity Building Workshop – Abuja, Nigeria – Nov 2017

Capacity Building Workshop – Abuja, Nigeria – Nov 2017

Pre-AMASA 13 Learning Collaborative Workshop –Abuja, Nigeria, November 2017 This Learning Collaborative Workshop was designed to inform participants on science advice for policy making at all levels of government. It was hosted by the Nigerian Academy of Science (NAS) in collaboration with INGSA-Africa. The workshop which took place on the 13th and 14th of November 2017 in Abuja,…

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