Due Date: August 23, 2019

Applications are welcomed for the TWAS-SAREP Yearly Regional Young Researchers’ Conference 2019 The Kenya National Academy of Sciences (KNAS) in collaboration with the World Academy of Sciences Sub-Saharan Africa Regional Partner (TWAS-SAREP) will be hosting the Yearly Regional Young Researchers’ Conference from October 23-25, 2019 in Nairobi, Kenya.

The style for the conference is Water-Food-Climate/Energy Nexus and Policy in Africa. KNAS and its partners welcomes emerging/young researchers from sub-Saharan Africa to use to take part in this multilateral conference. The conference is imagined to produce experts/senior researchers as crucial speakers, policy makers and young researchers to ponder on topical problems impacting Africa.

Conference Information

The style of this year’s conference is lined up with Sustainable Advancement Objective (SDG) 6: Water and sanitation, while the sub-themes are lined up to Science, Innovation and Development Method for Africa (STISA 2024), an African Union policy and technique file for leveraging science, innovation and development to achieve advancement objectives. Its objective is to “speed up Africa’s shift to a development led, knowledge-based economy”.

The conference will look for to deal with important problems important to Africa’s advancement obstacles as recognized in STISA 2024 through strenuous clinical dispute and interrogation of policy measurements in the 4 sub-themes, specifically: Food Security in Africa; Environment Modification and environmental management; Water resources exploitation and management; and Energy and Sustainable Advancement in Africa. The young researchers will likewise get to be trained on science diplomacy and sustainable advancement objectives with the goal of exposing to the real life of the complicated interaction in between the researchers, the policy makers and the implementers.


The 2019 require applications is open to emerging/young researchers and early profession scientists from sub-Saharan Africa. Factor to consider will be provided to candidates who satisfy the following requirements:

  • Be from or operating in sub-Saharan Africa
  • Be under the age of forty (40)
  • Remain in ownership of a minimum of a Masters degree and registered for PhD
  • Have research study interests in the conference sub-themes
  • Send an abstract that pertains to the conference style
  • Want to present and share existing research study results at the conference
  • Applications from STLCs and LDCs are extremely motivated


KNAS and TWAS-SAREP welcomes submission of abstracts for oral and poster discussions in among the abovementioned subthemes. Candidates are recommended to plainly articulate their focus and argumentation in addition to show how their abstract will contribute towards important understandings and more interrogation of their picked subtheme. The conference will be provided in an inter-disciplinary method and will surpass recitation of clinical findings

Click on this link to send applications and abstracts

To find out more, see TWAS-SAREP

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