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African Young Scientists Initiative on Climate Change and Indigenous Knowledge Systems

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Areas of expertise & Fields of activity:

Sustainable Development:
  • Climate change
  • Rural Development
  • Sustainable development for Africa
  • Country of activity:
  • South Africa
  • Millennium Development Goals:
  • Eradicate extreme poverty and hunger
  • Ensure environmental sustainability
  • Develop global partnership for development
  • Mission statement:
    Year established:
    Year of registration: 2011
    Organizational structure: Steering Committee composed of: Chair, secretary, treasurer and communication/marketing officer. There are three patrons to advise the steering committee
    Number and type of members: Over 100 African Young Scientists and Youth involved in Climate Change and Indigenous Knowledge Systems
    Affiliation with NGO networks: Works with NEPAD Agency, Indigenous Knowledge holders and practitioners, academic and research institutions Institutions
    Funding structure:
  • Donations and grants from domestic sources
  • Foreign and international grants
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