The Uganda National Academy of Sciences (UNAS) is an autonomous, honorific, and service organization comprising a diverse group of scientists from physical, biological, social, and behavioural sciences. These scientists work together in an interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary manner to achieve their main goal of promoting excellence in sciences by offering independent, evidence based advice for the prosperity of Uganda.
Vision “To improve the prosperity and welfare of the people of Uganda through Science..”
To generate, promote, share and use scientific knowledge and to give evidence based advice to Government and Society.
This year 2014, the Uganda National Academy of Sciences won the bid to host the 10th Annual Meeting of African Academies (AMASA 10) on the Theme; ”Ensuring Country Ownership in Africa’s Development Agenda – beyond 2015”. Country Ownership is today widely recognized as a precondition for achieving development effectiveness.
This theme was identified as a result of an ongoing global review of the progress of the current Millennium Development Goals (MDGS) which are due to end in 2015.
Dr. David R. Mutekanga, Executive Secretary
Uganda National Academy of Sciences
Flat A4, Lincoln House, Makerere University
P. O. Box 23911, Kampala, Uganda
Tel.: +256 414 533044, Fax.: +256 414 533044