eastern and central Africa
A member of NEPAD's continent-wide network
of centres of
explicitly recognises that Africa's economic renewal and sustainable
development will not be achieved without investment in science and
technology. NEPAD is committed to establishing and developing a
network of science institutions for the continent.
Prof Wiseman Nkuhlu,
Chairperson, New Partnership for Africa's development (NEPAD)
of frontier science in sub-Saharan Africa is dismal. The frontiers of
science have a critical role to play in relieving hunger and poverty.
But we lack the human and physical capacity for its application.
Dr Romano Kiome,
Director, Kenya Agricultural Research Institute
central Africa www.biosciencesafrica.org