GYA members Patrick B Cobbinah (Ghana), Ketcha Armand Kablan Malan (Cote d’Ivoire), Chioma Daisy Onyige (Nigeria) and Daniel Ochieng Orwenjo (Kenya) will represent the GYA at the upcoming conference on ‘Sustainable African Cities’ from 3-6 July 2018 in Accra, Ghana.

Organised by the Ghana Academy of Arts and Sciences (GAAS), the Network of African Science Academies (NASAC) and the German National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina, supported by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF), the conference is part of the ‘Strengthening African Academies‘ project, of which the GYA is a partner.

In addition to sending four members, the GYA was also able to nominate representatives from the Nigerian Young Academy, and the young academy initiatives in Benin and Zambia to attend the conference and add the voice of young scientists to the discussions.

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