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TWAS-Samira Omar Innovation for Sustainability Award (women scientists | sustainability)

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The TWAS-Samira Omar Innovation for Sustainability Award is provided by The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS) to recognize the significant impact on the environment and biodiversity of women scientists of a Least Developing Country (LDC). Nominees must be nationals of these countries and have lived there in the past 2 years. Self-nominations are not allowed. The 2024 Awards is given based on scientific achievements in any of the thematic areas below:

  • Clean and renewable energy
  • Green chemistry
  • Sustainable agriculture and agrobiodiversity
  • Plastic: degradation, pollution and microplastics
  • Water purification and sanitation
  • Climate change: environmental effects, methane contribution, carbon capture
  • Transportation technologies: efficiency for smart cities
  • Waste management
  • Biodiversity: the sixth mass extinction, ecosystem services, habitat recovery and restoration
  • Ecological economics and planetary health

The Award consists of 4000 USD. Nominations extended to June 5, 2024.

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June 5, 2024

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