This is the first issue of the African Journal of Chemical Education (AJCE) which is published by-annually in January and June by FASC. Contributions in the form of articles, short communications, opinions, laboratory experiments, etc are most welcome. They may be sent to the Editor-in-Chief: firstname.lastname@example.org P.O. Box 2305, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.The journal is also available online at the following address: Download here
Workshop on Water Quality Challenges and Opportunities in Ethiopia: 23rd March 2010
As part of PACN follow-up actions after a successful Sustainable Water Conference held at the University of Nairobi in 2009, PACN organized a workshop in collaboration with the Ethiopian Minister of Water and Environment in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia March 23, 2010 in Axum Hotel.
World Water Day: 22nd March 2010
The Pan Africa Chemistry Network (PACN) in collaboration with the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) and other partners hosted water conference at University of Nairobi in 2009. Experiences, conclusions and recommendations were summarized in the PACN water report 2010, "Africa's Water Quality - A Chemical Science Perspective" which was launched at UNEP on 22nd March 2010 during the celebration of the World Water Day. The report serves as a roadmap for the numerous scientists in African academia, government and industry.
Water Quality Workshop at the University of Nairobi, 26th March 2010
The following issues highlighted in the water report were discussed at the workshop:
Science Competition in Matuga Girls Kenya, 9-12th June 2010
PACN is involved in stirring up the interest of high school students in chemical sciences and developing their thinking capacities in finding solutions to society problems. It has been supporting Science Competition in Kenya since 2008.
This section provides information on scientific events Have taken place in Africa, including conferences and workshops organised or sponsored by the Pan Africa Chemistry Network.
It includes information on how African chemists can apply for travel grants to attend conferences within Africa , and about fellowships that will allow for exchange of ideas and promotecollaboration among researchers researchers.