Elsevier is a world-leading provider of information solutions that enhance the performance of science, health and technology professionals. The NEF promotes the critical role of using Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) research and partnerships to influence policy while advancing the frontiers of basic scientific knowledge. Its mission is aligned with Elsevier’s aims to provide visibility to African scientific research. The proposed Membership and additional programs of Elsevier are compatible and complementary to NEF’s vision and values and preserve the trust of the stakeholders and Members we hold.