Research and Development Forum for Science-Led Development in Africa (RANDFORUM)

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1992-09-24 Nairobi Kenya


Founded at the instigation of: F-XF2052 - African Academy of Sciences (AAS), E-XC4494 - International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology (ICIPE) and F-XF0440 - TWAS, as an independent trust.


Contribute to the resolution of the current development crisis in Africa through entire transformation of the development paradigm by encouraging development of a science and technology culture that will promote science-led development on a sustainable basis; promote research, scientific cooperation, capacity building, education and development in Africa through mobilization of the entire African brain power, technological and entrepreneurial capability, ready to implement the new development paradigm, and creation of a long-term financial resource system to support it.


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Board of Trustees, comprising founder members (6) and coopted members (6) representing: Francophone Africa; Southern Africa; Northern Africa; Eastern Africa. Managing Trustee; Principal Programme Officer; Finance and Investment Officer; Office and Public Affairs Manager. H-XK0460 - African Foundation for Research and Development (AFRAND), established in Jul 1994, Maputo (Mozambique), is an autonomous body with secretariat in Lilongwe (Malawi).


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UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 4: Quality EducationGOAL 9: Industry, Innovation and InfrastructureGOAL 13: Climate Action



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