Africa

Africa’s future depends on its scientists. Time to stop the brain drain

Dr. Fatou Soro Ouattara of the Association of Women Researchers in the Ivory Coast (AFEMC-CI) works in her laboratory at the Institut Pasteur in Abidjan March 5, 2013.

'Africa must keep hold of its expertise.' Image: REUTERS/Thierry Gouegnon

Ibrahim Mayaki
CEO, New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD)
Ameenah Gurib-Fakim
Digital Member, Office of the President of Mauritius
Thomas Kariuki
Director, African Academy of Sciences
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