Activities

MALIWATCH IN ACTION – SUMMARY

MSAS 2016

2016 Mali Symposium on Applied Sciences (MSAS)

On behalf of MSAS 2016 conferences organizers, we are very pleased to invite you to the ninth edition of MSAS conferences. This upcoming symposium will be held in Bamako from July 31th to August 5th, 2016. Central theme: African universities confronted to the challenges of sustainable development.

EDUCATION, SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY

MSAS is an international forum organized every two years with the following goals:

 

1) provide an open forum for scientists to discuss topics of special interest to Mali and Africa and present their research data;

2) encourage collaborative research between Africans and other scientists throughout the world;

3) provide a platform for students to present their research data and to enhance their learning skills.

•  Who conducts the activity

Malwatch Scientific committee 

•  When is the activity conducted? 

Years 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2014. In 2016 the symposium will be held on July 31 to August 5.

•  Where is the activity conducted?

Bamako , Mali

•  How does the activity further our purposes?

This is an educational and scientific activity; therefore meets Maliwatch educational purpose of promoting a culture of science and technology for sustainable development in Mali.

•  What % of your total time is allocated to the activity ?

75-80%?

•  How is the activity funded? All grants money and Maliwatch members donations

          MSAS’ 2010 and 2012 will be posted.

MSAS’ 2008 budget was  $15,000.00

MSAS’2006 budget:  $20,780.00

MSAS’2004 budget:  $19,580.00

MSAS’2002 budget:  $3,800.00

MSAS’2000 budget: $2,300.00 

Description not available.

Additional details will be posted

Achievement Awards (Best Student Prizes) for the top 1% High school students in Bamako , Mali

• Who conducts the activity

Maliwatch members

• When the activity conducted?

June 2005

• Where is the activity conducted?

Bamako, Mali

• How does the activity further our purposes?

This educational activity was to give one time prizes to the top 1% of high school students who pass the National exam to enter college; therefore meets Maliwatch educational purpose of promoting a culture of science and technology for sustainable development in Mali.

• What % of your total time is allocated to the activity ?

20%?

• How is the activity funded?

Maliwatch funds – $770.00

Research project on corn variety for silage to feed draught Oxen to improve animal nutrition and crop production in Mali

• Who conducts the activity

IPR/IFRA researchers

• When the activity conducted?

July 2006

• Where is the activity conducted?

Katibougou, Mali

• How does the activity further our purposes?

This is a research activity; therefore meets Maliwatch educational and scientific purpose of promoting a culture of science and technology for sustainable development in Mali.

• What % of your total time is allocated to the activity ?

20%?

• How is the activity funded?

Maliwatch funds – $720.00

Computer training of Lycee Kankou Moussa High School Teachers (7 days training)

• Who conducts the activity

Mamadou Cisse computer Specialist and a Maliwatch member

• When is the activity conducted?

July 2007

• Where is the activity conducted?

Bamako, Mali

• How does the activity further our purposes?

This is an educational activity conducted to improve computer skills of high school teachers; therefore meets Maliwatch educational purpose of promoting a culture of science and technology for sustainable development in Mali.

• What % of your total time is allocated to the activity ?

10%.

• How is the activity funded?

Maliwatch funds -$500.00

PUBLIC HEALTH AGENDA

Ebola Focus Project (2015- completed)

Additional details will be posted

Hepatitis in Mali (2015- present).

Additional details will be posted

COMMUNITIES IN MALI

New school desks at Lycée Zakoire-Magloire of Assongho (2014/15- completed)

Additional details will be posted soon.

Maliwatch Water Initiative near Mopti – phase 1 (2014- completed)

Additional details will be posted soon.

CULTURAL OUTREACH & SOCIAL LIFE

Video was produced to raise the international community awareness about Mali (West Africa). The video depicts the country rich culture and democratic transformation and the needs for research and technology base transformation of its economy

• Who conducts the activity

Maliwatch members

• When is the activity conducted?

Year 1999

• Where is the activity conducted?

Bamako, Mali

• How does the activity further our purposes?

This is an educational video of 18 minutes that helps the international community to know more about the country; therefore meets Maliwatch educational purpose of promoting a culture of science and technology for sustainable development in Mali.

• What % of your total time is allocated to the activity ?

25%?

• How is the activity funded?

Maliwatch fundraising: $3,100.00

Charitable donation to Magassa and Soumare families who lost their children and one wife in the Bronx House Fire, NY

• Who conducts the activity

Maliwatch members

• When is the activity conducted?

April 2007

• Where is the activity conducted?

Bronx, NY. USA

• How does the activity further our purposes?

This a charitable donation to fire victims; therefore, it meets Maliwatch charitable goals

• What % of your total time is allocated to the activity ?

10%?

• How is the activity funded?

Maliwatch funds – $650.00

Charitable donation to deceased Madiassa Traore Fund

• Who conducts the activity

Maliwatch members

• When is the activity conducted?

May 2006

• Where is the activity conducted?

Minnesota, USA

• How does the activity further our purposes?

This a charitable donation to a poor family; therefore, it meets Maliwatch charitable goals

• What % of your total time is allocated to the activity ?

10%?

• How is the activity funded?

Maliwatch funds – $289.00

In Memoriam: Lamine Coulibaly (President of Maliwatch Mali)

Additional details will be posted.