The African Academy of Sciences (AAS)

The African Academy of Sciences (AAS) is a pan-African organization of senior scientists and science policy experts, senior academics and science managers with strong partnerships with the AU and TWAS. The Academy prizes institutions that are “bold in their conceptual framework and nimble in their response to opportunities and challenges.” As a Member of the NEF, the AAS is positioned as a key development player on the continent through the use of science. The NEF supports the AAS in this endeavour. The AAS and the NEF work collaboratively to achieve bold outcomes and impact on sustainable development in Africa through the use of science for Africa’s renaissance and rapid development.