Dear Distinguished Guests, Members, Scholars, and Friends,
With immense pleasure, I say Akwaaba or Welcome as you visit the official website of the Ghana Academy of Arts and Sciences (GAAS). As the President, I am honored to introduce you to our virtual gateway, a platform that communicates our commitment to the advancement of knowledge, culture, and innovation in Ghana and beyond.
The Ghana Academy of Arts and Sciences has a rich history dating back to its establishment in 1959. Throughout the years, GAAS has played a pivotal role in shaping the intellectual and policy landscape of our nation. The vision of the Academy is to be Ghana’s foremost merit-based learned society, committed to national development and the advancement of the world (GAAS Strategic Plan, 2020-2025).
We aim to make the wealth of knowledge and expertise held within our academy accessible to our national and global audience. This website serves as a dynamic hub for our Fellows, researchers, students, and the general public to explore the diverse realms of art, science, and culture that GAAS encompasses.
Here, you will find valuable resources, from research papers and publications to event announcements and profiles of our distinguished Fellows. Our commitment to the promotion of interdisciplinary scholarship and intellectual discourse is reflected in the various activities and initiatives you will discover on this platform.
As the world continues to evolve and face new challenges, our academy remains steadfast in its mission to foster creativity, critical thinking, and collaboration among scholars and practitioners. GAAS will continue to be at the forefront of initiatives that contribute to the betterment of society, be it through groundbreaking research, cultural preservation, or educational outreach.
I would like to use this opportunity to extend my appreciation to the Fellows of GAAS, past and present, who have dedicated their lives to the pursuit of knowledge and have made this Academy a beacon of excellence. I also thank our partners, supporters, and stakeholders for their unwavering commitment to our mission.
As we explore the boundless opportunities of the digital age, I invite you to join us on this journey of discovery and innovation. Let this website be a testament to the enduring spirit of intellectual curiosity and commitment to national development that defines the Ghana Academy of Arts and Sciences.
Thank you for visiting our website, and I hope you find it to be a valuable resource in your quest for knowledge and inspiration.
Prof. Kofi Opoku Nti
President, Ghana Academy of Arts and Sciences (GAAS)