Ghana Academy of Arts and Sciences

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Ghana Academy of Arts and Sciences
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Abbreviation GAAS
Formation 1959
Purpose Science funding in Ghana
Location
  • P.O.Box KD 1178, Kanda - Accra, Ghana
Region served
Ghana
Official language
English
President
Francis K.A. Allotey
Main organ
General Assembly
Website GAAS

The Ghana Academy of Arts and Sciences is an arts and science institution of Ghana, based in the capital Accra. It was founded in 1959 by Kwame Nkrumah with the aim to promote the pursuit, advancement and dissemination of knowledge in all branches of the sciences and the humanities.

It formally opened on 27 November 1959 by Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, at the Great Hall of the University College of Ghana, who became its first president along with Nkrumah.

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