Video Message from the President Prof. Hulda Shaidi Swai

The activities of the secretariat will be mainly focused on achieving two objectives to uplift AMRS as follows;

1) To ensure the involvement and coordinated participation of all 54 African countries in the activities of AMRS which include;

  • Biannual conference participation
  • Intracountry collaboration
  • Intercountry collaboration
  • African countries intercontinental collaboration

2) To establish a sustainable source of funds for activities of AMRS through;

  • Government Support
  • Industry Support
  • Membership Fees
  • Other Funding Organizations

The structure for the day to day operations of the secretariat consists of the Head of Secretariat who is based at Botswana Institute for Technology Research and Innovation (BITRI) with an Administrative Assistant to work in the secretariat office at BITRI. Each of the five regions in Africa are represented by at least one person who will provide up to date information on the materials science activities in their respective region.