Regional partners
Five Regional Partners keep TWAS close to grassroots science in the developing world

The Academy’s partners in the five major regions of the developing world perform the following functions: provide information to scientists, organize conferences, select Young Affiliates, propose candidates for TWAS awards, raise awareness of TWAS and its programmes, and may identify candidates for nomination to TWAS membership.

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
TWAS Latin America and the Caribbean Regional Partner (TWAS-LACREP)
at the Brazilian Academy of Sciences in Rio de Janeiro
Virgílio Augusto Fernandes Almeida
Beijing, China
TWAS East and South-East Asia and the Pacific Regional Partner (TWAS-SAPREP)
at the Chinese Academy of Sciences in Beijing, China
Weidong Liu
Alexandria, Egypt
TWAS Arab Regional Partner (TWAS-AREP)
at the Bibliotheca Alexandrina in Alexandria, Egypt
Ahmed Zayed
Bangalore, India
TWAS Central and South Asia Regional Partner (TWAS-CASAREP)
at the Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research in Bangalore, India
V. Krishnan
Pretoria, South Africa
TWAS Sub-Saharan Africa Regional Partner (TWAS-SAREP)
at the Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) in Pretoria, South Africa
Melusi Twala
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