African Universities, Research Centers and associations


International Organizations


International Partners

list of institutions, national or international organizations that have formally endorsed the Africa Initiative for Planetary and Space Sciences
  1. Geological Society of Africa (GSAf)
  2. Young Earth Scientist Network (YES)
  3. African Academy of Science (AAS)
  4. Africa Minerals and Geoscience Centre (AMGC)
  5. South African National Space Agency (SANSA)
  6. Arabian Geosciences Union (ArabGU)
  7. Arab Astronomical Society
  8. American Geophysical Union (AGU)
  9. European Association of Geochemistry (EAG)
  10. Geochemical Society (GS)
  11. Spanish Planetology and Astrobiology Network (REDESPA)
  12. International Association for Geoethics (IAGETH)
  13. Meteoritical Society 
  14. Institute of Research for Sustainable Development (IRD)
  15. International Mineralogical Association (IMA)
  16. Comité Scientifique du Programme National de Planétologie, Institut National des Sciences de l’Univers, CNRS, France (PNP).
  17. Center for International Research on Impacts and on Rochechouart (CIRIR)
  18. South African Astronomical Observatory (SAAO)
  19. Uranoscope de France
  20. Division for Planetary Sciences of the American Astronomical Society (DPS)
  21. Louisiana State University College of Science (LSU)
  22. University of Ghana, college of Basic and Applied sciences
  23. University Hassan II of Casablanca, Faculté des Sciences Aïn Chock.
  24. Bahir Dar University, Bahir Dar, Ethiopia.
  25. Egyptian Society for Astronomy (ESA), Endorsement letter
  26. Université Cheikh Anta Diop, Dakar, Senegal
  27. Université Félix Houhouët-Boigny (UFHB), Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire.
  28. Attarik Foundation, Maroc.
  29. Observatoire de la Côte d’Azur, Nice, France.

For institutional endorsement, please contact directly David Baratoux at, or one of the members of the Steering Committee.

See below a map with the partners of this initiative (in progress)

You can endorse the initiative here.