The Society for the Advancement of Science in Africa (SASA) is a not-for-profit international association of scientists, academic institutions, research institutions, government agencies, philanthropists and funding agencies dedicated to building an African scientific knowledge base and advancing the frontiers of science in Africa.
Objectives of SASA:
- Facilitation and support of scientific research projects and initiatives in the fields of biomedical science, health, agriculture, fisheries, environmental science, solar energy, mining, metallurgy & petroleum sciences.
- Facilitation of networking, collaboration and scientific exchange among its members.
- Fundraising and soliciting funds from philanthropists and international funding agencies to support scientific research on the African continent or research collaboration of science on Africa.
- Facilitation of contacts about African scientific research, between research institutions, academic institutions, international societies and African government agencies and policy institutions.
- Serve to advocate, educate, lead and guide advancement of science on the African continent and link such advancement with the wider global scientific knowledge society.
- Organize meetings, member activities, public outreach and publish the SASA Journal.
The Society will be launched officially at the International Scientific conference April 25-28th 2013 at the faculty of Health Sciences.
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