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April 16th, 2018 / SciDev.net

The future of research in Africa is in jeopardy unless adequate management of national scientific research systems is done, a meeting has heard.

Experts at the meeting said that inadequate management of national scientific research systems is frustrating researchers in Africa and other developing countries.

Top researchers from developed and developing countries at a meeting held by the International Council for Science held in Nigeria last month (7-8 March) noted that the limited availability of research positions, the lack of adequate research laboratories and high-performance technical platforms are other factors stifling the future of researchers. Read more