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The Network | No. 9 - October 2010

The Network | No. 9 - October 2010

The Network | No. 9 - October 2010

A newsletter on science and technology in Africa and Europe, including relevant science policy news, profiles of research institutes and organisations, upcoming events and the latest funding opportunities. [Image credit: CAAST-Net Plus]

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Year of Publication: 2010

In this issue of The Network:

  • Space for the African Citizen
  • Private sector needed in AU-EU partnership
  • New European Ambassador to ECOWAS
  • Africa needs a common biotechnology policy
  • Developing ICT in the Nile Basin
  • ICT in land management
  • Science centre world congress headed for South Africa
  • Young scientists to discuss climate change
  • African science academies meet in November
  • Nigerian institute dedicated to social science
  • Nigerian agriculture economist wins a science award
  • East Africa readies itself for bird flu
  • African universities focus on finance
  • CERN cuts 263m Euros from research to prop up pension fund

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