Luanda / Angola, 27 - 31 July 2020
Luanda / Angola, 27 - 31 July 2020

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The objectives and purposes for which the Association is constituted are to :

Promote the advancement of scientific and technological knowledge in the field of geosciences ;

Disseminate information on scientific and technical research and discoveries and promote public understanding of the role of geosciences in Africa’s development ;

Establish and maintain relations between African scientists and the international scientific community ;

Provide a forum for discussion and cooperation in geosciences and other related professions in Africa ;

Assist African governments in the quest for capacity building in geosciences and its applications ;

Cooperate with relevant African governments in the formulation of policies and programme designed to encourage the development and application of geosciences for Africa’s development ;

Publish and distribute a bulletin and/or other publications in the field of geosciences development in Africa ;

Organize conferences, seminars, symposia, training courses and workshops in various areas of geosciences ;

Highlight and seek solutions to problems faced specifically by women and grassroots communities in Africa in the area of geosciences ;

Encourage and mobilize support for education, training and research in order to assist African women in their acquisition of specialized skills for leadership in geosciences ;

Identify, promote and advise on the importance and preservation of geological sites in Africa in collaboration with other stakeholders ;

Undertake all such other activities as may be consistent with the objective of the Associati