Promoting Science in the Developing World. Action by TWAS and Partners. Mohamed H.A. Hassan Executive Director, TWAS. Inaugural Meeting of the TWAS Arab Regional Office Alexandria, Egypt, 2-3 June 2005. Overview. TWAS and Partners TWAS Regional Offices TWAS-ARO. Overview.
Action by TWAS and Partners
Mohamed H.A. Hassan
Executive Director, TWAS
Inaugural Meeting of theTWAS Arab Regional OfficeAlexandria, Egypt, 2-3 June 2005
Since 1986 TWAS has provided support to more than 3000 researchers in over 100 countries, spending some US$ 15 million.
Department for Research Cooperation (SAREC), Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida)
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)
Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences (KFAS)
OPEC Fund for International Development
TWAS Endowment Fund (largely contributions from governments in the South)TWAS: Main Sponsors
Trieste Conference 1988
Cairo Conference 1993
Cape Town Conference 1999
TWNSO Joint Research Project:Biological Control of Schistosomiasis Morbidity• Fac. of Medicine, Riberão Preto, Brazil• Natl. Research Centre, Cairo, Egypt• Natl. Lab. for Public Health, Bissau, Guinea-BissauAbove: Schistosoma mansoni; Below: Biomphalaria glabrata
Regional: Arab Academy of Sciences, Jordan