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The IAU Office of Astronomy for Development

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  05 March 2015

Kevin Govender
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IAU Office of Astronomy for Development, P.O. Box 9, Observatory, 7935, South Africa email: kg@astro4dev.org
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Abstract

On 16 April 2011 the IAU's Office of Astronomy for Development (OAD) was launched jointly by the President of the IAU and the South African Minister of Science and Technology, at the South African Astronomical Observatory in Cape Town. This OAD was set up to realise the IAU's strategic plan which aims to use astronomy as a tool for development. Communicating astronomy with the public is one of the OAD's focus areas.

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Copyright © International Astronomical Union 2015 

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