Research conducted by Elsevier and SciDev.net in the 2015 Sustainability Science in a Global Landscape report revealed that that only 2% of sustainability science research output is produced by developing countries, despite the fact that these countries are often the hardest-hit by climate change and resource scarcity. For many low-income countries, this so-called ‘science poverty’ limits their involvement in vital research.
The Challenge awards projects that use green and sustainable chemistry solutions to tackle some of the developing world’s greatest challenges whether in water, sanitation or energy.
The Research without Borders module with the African Journal Partnership Program pairs African health journals with leading biomedical journals from the US and UK to build editorial skills through journal mentoring and training.
The TWAS North South Collaboration in Sustainability boosts the creation of sustainability science in developing countries, supports sustainability themes at conferences and offers travel fellowships for PhDs and visiting professors.
The Librarians without Borders program supports Research4Life trainers, promotes strong health sciences information capacity and assist librarians – through technological infrastructure and access to quality information.
The Research4Life eLearning Program program with the Food and Agriculture Organization with the UN expands Research4Life support for research capacity building from in person trainings to include an online distance learning course for developing country researchers.
Over the past two decades, UN-publisher Research4Life (R4L) partnership has worked to bridge the digital divide, providing free or low-cost… [Read more]
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by Adam Fraser When I’m asked about my time in Uganda with the African Journals Partnership Program, I want to mention… [Read more]