- Academy of Science of South Africa (Pretoria, South Africa)
- "The Academy of Science of South Africa was established in 1996. It is a member of the InterAcademy Panel (IAP) on which over 80 countries are represented ...ASSAf is a member of the InterAcademy Council (IAC)... The ASSAf has over 200 members who have been elected on the basis of significant achievement in the advancement or the application of Science."
- South African journal of science. (Online) -- Pretoria, South Africa: ASSAf, 1996--
Table of contents for current issue and subscription information only.
- African Academy of Sciences (Nairobi, Kenya)
'The African Academy of Sciences was conceived on the 6th day of July 1985 when 22 prominent scientists met in Trieste, Italy, at the inauguration of the Third World Academy of Sciences TWAS) and devised the concept of the African Academy of Sciences (AAS). Under the leadership of Prof. Thomas R. Odhiambo as the first elected President of the AAS, membership has grown rapidly from the initial 33 members in 1985 to 107 in 1995, representing 24 African countries and 5 countries overseas.'
- African Centre for Biosafety (Emmarentia, South Africa)
The site offers briefing papers, reports, press releases, and links related to the question of genetically modified agricultural crops and organisms or GMOs in Africa---including regional/country information on GMO research and applications. "[The centre] was conceived in response to the assessed urgent need to address the actual and potential risks posed by genetic engineering on the African continent by campaigning for GMOs to be subject to the most stringent biosafety measures."
- African Centre for Technology Studies (ACTS) (Nairobi, Kenya)
"The African Centre for Technology Studies (ACTS) is an international inter-governmental policy research and training organization... The Centre's activities focus on the implementation of Agenda 21 and related conventions on biological diversity, climate change and desertification."
- African Crop Science Society (El-Minia, Egypt)
- African crop science journal. (Online) via Bioline International. -- Campinas, Brazil: Published for the African Crop Science Society by Centro de Referência em Informação Ambiental ; Toronto, Canada: University of Toronto, 1995-2003.
- 9th African Crop Science Society Conference "Science and Technology Supporting Food Security in Africa," September 28-October 1, 2009, Cape Town, South Africa
- 8th African Crop Science Society Conference, October 27-31, 2007, El-Minia, Egypt
- African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (Cape Town, South Africa)
"The Institute is initially focussed on a one-year, postgraduate course covering many of the most exciting areas of modern science, taught by outstanding African and international lecturers. The course aims to develop strong mathematical and computing problem-solving skills and will lead to a Post-graduate Diploma in the Mathematical Sciences..."
- "Agricultural Biotechnology in Africa: Fostering Innovation+--Conference and Exhibition, May 13-15, 2011, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (Co-sponsored by Addis Ababa University--Institute for Science and Sustainable Development, Addis Ababa; Harvard University--Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Cambridge, Massachusetts)
- ARIMA: Revue africaine de la recherche en informatique et mathématiques appliquées. (Online) -- Paris, France: Institut national de recherche en informatique et en automatique (INRIA), 2002--
<< La revue est née d'une collaboration scientifique Nord/Sud menée depuis plus de dix ans dans le sillage des activités CARI
(Colloque Africain pour la Recherche en Informatique). >>
- African Economic Research, Associations, Directories, Banks, & Other Institutions (via "Business and Economic Information on Africa", Columbia University Libraries)
- African Mathematical Union = Union Mathematique Africaine (via Dr. Scott W. Williams, Department of History, State University of New York, Buffalo)
- General information about AMU, an organization formed in 1986, is offered here. The web site also provides access to the archives of the online newsletter on the history of Mathematics in Africa and links to related collections.
- AMUCHMA newsletter. (Online) -- Buffalo, New York: African Mathematical Union Commission on the History of Mathematics, 1987-
- AMU Commission on Women (est. 1986).
- African Medical Research Foundation (Nairobi, Kenya)
This site offers news and other information about AMREF programmes (including "Flying Doctor Service") -- with offices in 4 countries: Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, and South Africa. "AMREF is Africa's largest indigenous health charity, and for 44 years in partnership with local communities, governments and donors, has worked to research and alleviate Africa's health problems."
- African Networks for Health Research and Development (AFRONETS) (Sponsored by SATELLIFE, Watertown, Massachusetts)
A clearinghouse website for news, announcements, contact information, e-mail contributions, and online documents from newsletters on malaria, HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, other diseases and health issues facing African populations. "An electronic conference for the 'African Networks for Health Research & Development'...established in 1997 to facilitate exchange of information..."
- African Network of Scientific and Technological Institutions (via UNESCO, Nairobi, Kenya)
- The ANSTI/RAIST website -- in English or French -- provides links to activities at institutions all over Africa and offers access to online versions of articles appearing in the network's main publication:
- African journal of science & technology. (Online) -- Nairobi, Kenya: African Network of Scientific and Technological Institutions, 2001--
- African Regional Conference of Vice Chancellors, Provosts, and Deans of Science, Engineering and Technology -- The most recent was held September 25-27, 2007 in Johannesburg, South Africa
- Report on African Regional Conference, November 15-17, 2005 in Accra, Ghana. PDF format
- African Scientific Network (via Dept. of Physics, North Carolina A&T State University, Greensboro)
This website offers links to science-related programs, conferences, institutions, and fora among African scientists in and outside of Africa.
- AfricaRice: Africa Rice Center = Centre du Riz pour l'Afrique (Cotonou, Benin)
In September 2009, the West Africa Rice Development Association was renamed "Africa Rice Center".
[The Center]...is a leading pan-African research organization with a mission to contribute to poverty alleviation and food security in Africa through research, development and partnership activities. It is one of the 15 international agricultural research Centers supported by the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR)...created in 1971 by 11 African countries. Today its membership comprises 24 countries, covering West, Central, East and North African regions..."
- Association for the Development of Education in Africa = L'association pour le développement de l'éducation en Afrique (Paris, France)
"The ADEA was established at the initiative of the World Bank in 1988. Its objective was to foster collaboration and coordination between development agencies in support of education in Africa. ADEA now focuses on developing partnerships between Ministers of Education and funding agencies..."
- Association of Nigerian Physicians in the Americas
This site offers general information about ANPA, its annual conferences, and related events and activities.
- Conseil Phytosanitaire Interafricain = Inter-African Phytosanitary Council: African Plant Protection Organization (Yaoundé, Cameroun)
Le site Web offre les informations les plus générales sur le conseil en français ou en anglais; de plus, on peut lire les dernières nouvelles du newsletter du CPI.
- Federation of African Societies of Chemistry Established in 2006 (Addis Ababa, Ethiopia)
- Forum for African Women Educationalists (FAWE) (Nairobi, Kenya)
- General information about FAWE and its activities, plus contact information for national chapters. "The Forum for African Women [FAWE] ... brings together African women ministers in charge of national education systems, women vice chancellors of universities and other senior women policy makers in education in Africa. Founded in 1992, and registered in Kenya as a pan-African NGO in 1993, FAWE has 56 full members drawn from 30 African countries, 25 associate members comprising male ministers of education and permanent secretaries ... to stimulate broad policy reform and create a conducive environment for increasing parental demand for girls' education."
- FEMSA Project: Female Education in Mathematics and Science in Africa
- Herpetological Society of Africa (via University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa)
- "Founded 1965, the HAA is dedicated to the study and conservation of reptiles and amphibians, particularly those of Africa."
- Sample issue and tables-of-contents for: African journal of herpetology. (Online) -- South Africa: Herpetological Society of Africa, 1998-
- L'Institut royal des Sciences naturelles de Belgique: Le Bâton d'Ishango...20.000 ans...le plus vieil objet mathématique = The Ishango Bone...20,000 years...oldest mathematical object (Bruxelles)
- International Association of Agricultural Information Specialists, Africa Chapter (Nairobi, Kenya)
- Mathematicians of the African Diaspora (Dr. Scott W. Williams, Department of Mathematics, State University of New York, Buffalo)
This directory includes African mathematicians from the African continent.
- Medical Research Council of South Africa (Tygerberg, South Africa)
- National Mathematical Centre, Abuja, Nigeria Established in 1988
- Network of African Science Academies (Nairobi, Kenya)
- Société d'Entomologie africaine (Chênée, Belgium)
Ce site est en français ou en anglais. "S.E.A. est une société entomologique axée sur les Coléoptères et Lépidoptères. La société a été crée en 1994. Depuis 1996, on publiait la revue, Entomologia Africana.
- Society of Africanist Archaeologists (SAfA) (via Rice University, Houston, Texas)
- Society of South African Geographers (via University of the Free State, Bloemfontein, South Africa)
"The Society of South African Geographers was founded in 1994 when the (then) Society for Geography and South African Geographical Society joined together..."
- SOMA-Net: Social Science and Medicine Africa Network (Nairobi, Kenya)
General information about SOMA-Net, conferences and other activities since 1995, and contact information on council members in different African countries. "To establish long-term holistic and sustainable solutions to health in Africa; by encouraging, facilitating and supporting research..."
- SAEON--South African Environmental Observation Network
This site offers recent news on South African environmental concerns, information on conferences, etc.
See especially: SAEON newsletter. (Online)
- South African Society for Animal Science (Hatfield, South Africa)
The website includes information on events, online issues of the South African Journal of Animal Science, online paper series, contact information of members in the South African Association of Professional Animal Scientists, and related links especially in the field of livestock production.
- South African Society for Atmospheric Sciences (SASAS) (via University of Cape Town, South Africa)
- United Nations Division for Sustainable Development: "Seminar on Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining in Africa = Séminaire sur la mine artisanale et la mine à petite échelle en Afrique", Yaoundé, Cameroon, 19-22 November 2002: Programme and Report. Co-sponsored by the United Nations and the International Center for Training and Exchanges in the Geosciences. (New York)
- United Nations Economic Commission for Africa: ESTNET: Science & Technology Network (Addis Ababa, Ethiopia)
A portal site for organizations, conferences, and projects in Africa; with country level information.
- USGS--United States Geological Survey on Africa (Reston, Virginia)
- International Programs: EMIS, FEWS NET/ADDS, Madagascar Conservation, Rift Valley Fever, Sahel Land Use, etc.
- Earthquake Information for Africa (via Earthquake Hazards Program, Reston, Virginia ; and National Earthquake Information Center, Denver, Colorado)
- Zimbabwe Medical Graduates Worldwide (via BT Internet, British Telecommunications)
"This website should help MBChB and B.Pharm (Hons) graduates of the University of Zimbabwe's Godfrey Huggins School of Medicine keep in touch with each other. A standard entry contains name, E-mail address, year of qualification, city of residence, and a non-residential phone or fax number. There are links to sites in Zimbabwe and to Medical & Other sites, and a Photo Library of Zimbabwean Wildlife and Scenery."