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NEF Africa Science Week features a series of events to promote Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) in various cities of participating countries. The events are led by the NEF Ambassador for the country, together with the support of champions from academia, and public and private sector stakeholders, to raise the profile of STEM in the participating country. All journalists attending the events will have access to high-level speakers and attendees representing experts in development, elected officials, national advocates and the next generation of local leaders. Media wishing to cover the events will have access to NEF Africa Science Week press pack and round-the-clock social media featuring breaking news and results coming out of the events.

Activities Include

  • Coding Workshops
  • STEM Outreach in High Schools and Universities
  • Hackathons
  • Science Fun Day
  • Industry Visits & Roundtables
  • Women in Science Activities
  • Science 4 Entrepreneurs Events
  • Academic Conferences
  • TED Talks

Who can I Interview?

NEF Leadership, NEF Ambassadors and local STEM partners are available for interviews

Can I attend Africa Science Week events?

Yes, most, if not all activities are open to the media.Please contact media@asw.nef.org for general inquiries.

See your country representative for contact for each country.

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«Si l’Afrique ne modifie pas ses procédés agricoles, elle risque de perdre jusqu’à 22% de ses terres arables d’ici 2050,» selon @travalyy de @FriendsofEurope et @KevinMuv du @NextEinsteinFor. Comment changer cela? Lisez leur analyse dans @RessourcesMag!

https://nef.org/lintelligence-artificielle-une-opportunite-pour-le-secteur-agricole/

Si vous avez raté le début de notre webinar avec le Dr. @gsiwo portant, entre autres, sur les différentes approches existantes dans la recherche de vaccins contre le #Covid_19, vous pouvez toujours nous rejoindre via le lien 👇!

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Join an insightful conversation on the mapping of vaccine approaches being pursued against #Covid19, vaccine candidates & how to harness a global scientific community collaboration to transform vaccine science & future pandemics. Starting shortly at
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COMING UP: Join us for a virtual conversation with NEF Fellow Dr. @gsiwo entitled "Emerging Innovations and Knowledge Gaps on the Path towards #COVID19 Vaccines". Happening this afternoon at 2pm GMT/4pm CAT. Register now! #NEFWebinars #AfricasEinsteins https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfNMCtEpYTRu_7f-z7MySQehq2h5dsD8LIHf3bg36IiDyrD2Q/viewform

“If Africa does not devise methods to adapt its agricultural processes to climate change, it will likely face 22% yield losses by 2050,” acc. to @travalyy, former VP of @AIMS_Next, and @KevinMuv from @NextEinsteinFor. Read their article in @RessourcesMag!

https://nef.org/intelligent-farming-an-ai-opportunity-in-africa/

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