TWAS-ROSSA Attends TWAS-ROCASA Young Scientists’ Conference

23 March 2017, 11:27


TWAS-ROSSA nominated ten young scientists from sub-Saharan Africa (Cameroon, Nigeria, Uganda, South Africa and Zimbabwe) to attend The World Academy of Sciences Regional Office for Central and South Asia (TWAS-ROCASA) young scientists’ conference in Bangalore (India) in December 2016.
The theme for the conference was Frontiers in Earth and Climate Sciences.

The objectives for the conference were:
• To provide a platform to young scientists to discuss outstanding grand challenges in earth and climate sciences.
• To afford young scientists an opportunity to network and to provide a unique platform to share research ideas and initiate research collaborations.
The event was attended by approximately 75 participants, including speakers, observers and young scientists mostly from Asia and five from sub-Saharan Africa.