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A major event on big data and artificial intelligence in Africa – organised by TWAS, TYAN and the Elsevier Foundation – is planting the seeds for critical data-analysis expertise on the continent. Big data and artificial intelligence techniques, such as […]

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A symposium sponsored by the Elsevier Foundation at the TWAS General Meeting brought together global experts in big data and machine learning to explain the promise of the technology – and the new dilemmas it poses. The world is more […]

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Myanmar is rapidly transforming. After nearly a century of economic stagnation and decades of authoritarianism that ended only a few years ago, the country is in a development push, including both political and economic reforms. But that growth comes at […]

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Dr. Mirabbos Hojamberdiev, a senior researcher in the Department of Natural and Mathematical Sciences at Turin Polytechnic University in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, is helping clean up the world’s water. His research supports the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals, especially those related to […]

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Climate change has been a growing challenge for many of people living around Lake Turkana in northern Kenya. Hundreds of thousands of them depend on herding cattle and goats, but as the area has become dryer, forage plants for livestock […]

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TWAS-Elsevier Foundation Sustainability Case Studies Competition announces its 2017 winners, who are all from Africa How do we empower young female farmers in Ethiopia to be an active part of society? Can we reduce malnutrition by promoting health education and […]

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New Elsevier Foundation-TWAS program sends Visiting Experts to train researchers in sustainability science By 2030, we will live in a better world. We’ll achieve universal access to safe drinking water. Housing will be safe and affordable, and waste will be […]