Africa Collaborative Center for Earth Systems Science
African Collaborative Centre for Earth Systems Science (ACCESS), was established at the University of Nairobi and is registered in Kenya since 1997. The primary functions are: To foster global change research on a regional scale, including the impacts of climate change on water resources, food security, ecosystem, health and sustainable development in Africa, To develop human resources and enhance regional scientific capacity and To provide support for policy formulation and institutional development in Africa. ACCESS is an existing regional body of African Scientists, an institution that is associated and housed in the University of Nairobi, but is financially independent from it. It has also rights granted from the Government of Kenya to operate USD/Euro account.