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Nominations have opened for a high-profile award honouring early-career women scientists in the developing world.
Gebisa Ejeta, winner of the 2009 World Food Prize, urges developing countries to invest in education and science to overcome food scarcity and achieve independence.
TWAS Vice-President Moctar Toure of Senegal, speaking at Città della Scienza in Naples, urges governments to consider food security as a tool for peace-building.
A new TWAS book profiles ICIMOD, an eight-nation science centre supporting research, policy and diplomacy valuable to mountain communities.
At a high-level meeting in Italy, the UN Scientific Advisory Board advanced recommendations on climate, food and health.
The Scientific Advisory Board of the UN Secretary-General is set to meet in Trieste 24-25 May.
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