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Cameroon: Douala University Doctoral Student among Sub-Saharan Africa Laureates for L’Oreal-UNESCO
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Posted on November 26, 2020, 4:10 pm
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Among the 20 laureates in Sub-Saharan Africa in the "Young Talent" category of L'Oreal-Unesco 2020 for Women in Science International Prize isAgnès Antoinette Ntoumba, a doctoral student in biological sciences at the University of Douala.Agnès Antoinette Ntoumba

It is for her research in organic insecticide that combats female Anopheles mosquitoes, which cause malaria with an exceeding mortality rate than HIV/AIDS in African that she is awarded.

According to reports, five of this year’s competition laureates have received the Nobel Prize in their field of competence.

L'Oreal-Unesco 2020 for Women in Science International Prize

Her conviction that it is urgent to explore new research avenues through green synthesis, to harness the African flora potential is due to the many cases of resistance observed after the use of chemical insecticides, laureates press release reveals.

L'Oreal-Unesco 2020 for Women in Science International Prize

These go along with the production of cheaper and more environment-friendly insecticides, the release added.

L'Oreal-Unesco 2020 for Women in Science International Prize

For their unique career path combining exceptional talent, a deep commitment to their profession and remarkable courage in a field still largely dominated by men, L'Oreal-Unesco 2020 for Women in Science International Prize equally rewards five women scientists, every year.

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