By Wilmot Godfrey James, Human Sciences Research Council
This paper was once provided because the first annual John Gerhart Memorial Lecture on the convention of the Africa Genome Initiative held in Cairo in March 2004. In Africa within the Age of Biology, Dr James discusses Africa's lengthy heritage of medical, technological and mathematical company, from tokens of the very earliest counting via people to the sum of information delivered to endure within the building of the pyramids. yet he makes a speciality of the demanding situations of this present day, and the next day, which he indicates Africa's leaders and students dare now not omit. Dr James argues that Africa stands challenged to behave by itself initiative to concentration funding past the size of NEPAD's projects, supply political management and direct scholarly cognizance on benefiting from genetic advancements for the advantage of its populations.
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