Pan Africa Chemistry Network

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The Pan Africa Chemistry Network connects the global chemical science community to build capacity and enable excellence in the chemical sciences across Africa.   

Launched in London on 21 November 2007 and in Nairobi on 27 May 2008, the Pan Africa Chemistry Network aims to create a self-sustaining science base in Africa, to solve local challenges and contribute to global knowledge in the chemical sciences. 

About the Network

The Network represents an innovative approach to working with the science community in Africa

Federation of African Societies of Chemistry

Aims to promote the advancement of the chemical sciences and the practice of chemistry for the development, aspiration and objective of the people in Africa


Upcoming Events in Africa

All events being held in Africa which are organised jointly by the RSC

Funding Opportunities

The Royal Society of Chemistry has a wide variety of funding available to members and non-members.

Past Activities

Find more about our activities in Africa, including our scientific conferences and workshops.


Kenya Hub

University of Nairobi

Ethiopia Hub

University of Addis Ababa

South Africa

Our activities in South Africa, and our links with the South African Chemical Institute (SACI)

Our partners

Working together with the PACN

Find out about the partners of the PACN and how you can work with us

Our Key Activities

Downloadable Files

PACN Booklet 2015
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Related Links

Link icon Pan Africa Chemistry Network webpage
Meet the team and sign up for Newsletters

Link icon Pan Africa Chemistry Network LinkedIn page
Connect with fellow scientists and find out more about RSC work in Africa

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Archives for Africa

Archive for Africa

Archives for Africa

The RSC provides free access to RSC journals, books and databases for African libraries

Contact and Further Information

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Dr Helen Driver
International Development Manager, LA & Africa
Thomas Graham House, Science Park, Milton Road, Cambridge, CB4 0WF