Workshop on the Concept of a Global Science Corps (GSC) in Africa

Sponsored by the Science Initiative Group (SIG) and United Nations Development Program (UNDP) Special Unit for South-South Cooperation

Hosted by the African Academy of Sciences

Nairobi 2006

Hilton Hotel, Nairobi, Kenya
January 16-17, 2006

Standing, left to right: C. Gitta, E. Edee, J. Ssebuwufu, R. Pelle, J. Massaquoi, D. Schaffer, V. Titanji, O. ole-MoiYoi, A. Hastings, A. Djikeng, N. Torto, O. Kane, P. Gerdes, W. Ogana, B. Abegaz, F. Allotey, L. Ogallo, T. Egwang, A. Tindimubona, P. Mugambi, J. Olang, K. Carlisle, G. Vunni
Seated, left to right:  C. Farquhar, B. Seguin, M. Male, M. Hassan, J. Conley, K. Mshigeni, N. Kbir-Ariguib, G.B.A. Okelo, F. Gudyanga, S. Arung

2006 Meeting Summary
Conclusions and Recommendations
Participant List

 

Presentations

Host Institution Perspective (Botswana)
Prof. Berhanu Abegaz

Host Institution Perspective (Kenya)
Dr. Shem Arungu-Olende

GSC Overview
Ms. Kiera Carlisle

Selection and Evaluation Criteria
Dr. Jill Conley

NEPAD Council
Dr. Appolinaire Djikeng

Meeting Contribution
Prof. Emmanuel Edee

UNDP
Dr. Cosmas Gitta

Host Institution Perspective (Zimbabwe)
Prof. Francis Gudyanga

ICSU Regional Office for Africa
Prof. Francis Gudyanga

Millennium Science Initiative (MSI)
Ms. Arlen Hastings

African Regional Centre for Technology (ARCT)
Prof. Ousmane Kane

UNESCO
Dr. Joseph Massaquoi

Host Institution Perspective (Uganda)
Prof. Paul Mugambi

Opening Remarks
Prof. G.B.A. Okelo

Closing Remarks
Prof. G.B.A. Okelo

ICIPE Overview (Kenya)
Prof. Onesmo ole-MoiYoi

Diaspora Study
Dr. Beatrice Seguin

TWAS Initiatives
Dr. Daniel Schaffer

UNECA
Dr. Alex Tindimubona

Host Institution Perspective (Cameroon)
Prof. Vincent Titanji