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Title Science research and education in Africa : proceedings of a conference on science advancement / edited by Alain L. Fymat and Joachim Kapalanga.
Imprint Newcastle upon Tyne, UK : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2017.

Subject Research -- Africa -- Congresses.
Alt Name Fymat, Alain L.,
Kapalanga, Joachim,
Description 1 online resource
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary For various economic and political reasons, many African countries lag behind the rest of the industrialised world in scientific and medical research and development. However, the presence of intellectual islands scattered across the continent gives hope that this is only a transient situation on the cusp of undergoing a profound and beneficial change. For this reason, the Society for the Advancement of Science in Africa was established to catalyse and contribute to this needed evolution. Its mission is to contribute to Africa's economic advancement and sustainability through science research,
Contents Foreword; Acknowledgments; Contributors; About the Editors; Preface; Chapter One; Chapter Two; Chapter Three; Part I -- Scientific Research in Africa; Chapter Four; Chapter Five; Chapter Six; Chapter Seven; Chapter Eight; Chapter Nine; Part II -- Science Education in Africa; Chapter Ten; Chapter Eleven; Chapter Twelve; Chapter Thirteen; Part III -- Some Applications; Chapter Fourteen; Chapter Fifteen; Chapter Sixteen; Chapter Seventeen; Chapter Eighteen; Chapter Nineteen; Chapter Twenty; Chapter Twenty One; Subject Index; Author Index
ISBN 1443879576 (electronic bk.)
9781443879576 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 976395909
Additional Format Print version: Science research and education in Africa. Newcastle upon Tyne, UK : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2017 1443817759 9781443817752 (OCoLC)964299700

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