Harnessing Science, Engineering, and Medicine to Address Africa’s Challenges
InterAcademy Council – IAP for Research
Terms of Reference
IAC/IAP-R will undertake a three-year project aimed at mobilizing African leaders in science, engineering and medicine, along with partners and stakeholders from around the world, in developing and implementing new approaches to addressing a range of challenges facing individual countries, regions, and the continent as a whole.
A working group will be appointed to oversee the project. Assisted by professional staff, the working group will:
The project will engage African and non-African leaders in science, engineering and medicine, African governments, bodies such as the United Nations and the African Union, the global donor community, industry, and other stakeholders in activities that demonstrate the value of independent policy advice provided by academies.