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Who we are


We are committed to improving the
quality of lives of African people
and to promoting the uptake of research
in communities, industry and the public sector.

ABOUT US

OUR VISION & MISSION

Our vision is to strengthen African science for a better
future in a global world.

SCOPE, CREATION & TEAM ETHOS


Created by an experienced team of scientists, professionals and African and global partners who have established a series of major science initiatives across the continent, the SFA Foundation is revotionalising approaches to advance the development of science and innovation on the continent.


Our commitment to strengthening the entire research ecosystem is reflected in the creation of major science and innovation programmes implemented through a well-established grant making scheme, advocacy and promotion of scientific excellence, emphasis on intra-Africa collaboration and evidence-based policy making mechanisms.

Our mission is to promote science, innovation,
evidence and policy for improved health and
economic prosperity in Africa.

FOCUS AREAS

AFRICA SCIENCE & INNOVATION ECOSYSTEM


PROGRAMME DESIGN AND
OVERSIGHT


We design interventions to address the priority areas for science in Africa


FUNDING


We mobilise funds to support African scientists


AGENDA SETTING


We convene experts to prioritise for science