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Capacity Building

Building STI capacity at national and regional levels

Seychelles

AOSTI has helped to the NEPAD Agency for in-country and regional training of participants’ countries in the ASTII project and Science Granting Council initiative. Thus, in Seychelles Twenty (20) people including government officials, researchers, experts from NGOs, representative from private sector and national statistics agency are trained on R&D and...

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Formulation of Education, Science, Technology and Innovation Policy Instruments for a sustainable development of Equatorial Guinea

IMG 1082

In collaboration with UNESCO Paris and Yaoundé offices and the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Equatorial Guinea, AOSTI has provided its expertise to train officials, researchers, statisticians and other stakeholders on STI policy instruments concepts and methodology. The training workshop aims to strengthening the capacities of...

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African Regional Forum: The Role of Parliamentarians in policy making and legislation for promoting Science, Technology and Innovation, Abidjan, 3-5 December 2013

ISESCO, in collaboration with the African Observatory of Science and Technology Innovations (AOSTI) organized a regional forum on the role of parliamentarians in policy making and legislation for promoting science, technology and innovation. The role of Parliamentarians as legislators and supervisory body of the executive power, is essential to integrate...

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AOSTI support to the ECOWAS Commission in building capacity of member states to develop and build STI indicators

AOSTI support to the ECOWAS Commission in building capacity of member states to develop and build STI indicators

On the request of the Commission of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), the African Observatory of Science, Technology and Innovation (AOSTI) will serve as resource institution to train Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) Experts in the areas of measuring STI activities in the ECOWAS region. The first...

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Introduction

The formulation, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of STI policies will increasingly preoccupy African countries as they seek to integrate their economies into the global knowledge economy. Many countries are going to seeking support build capacity for STI policy activities. The AOSTI has been established by the African Union (AU) to...

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Latest publications

UNESCO Science Report 2015 - Towards 2030

UNESCO Science Report 2015 - Towards 2030

AOSTI has contributed to the UNESCO Science Report 2015 - Towards 2030. Authors of Chapter 18:   George Essegbey, Nouhou Diaby and Almamy Konte (AOSTI). Read more

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Informal economy in developing nations – Hidden Engine of Innovation?

Informal economy in developing nations – Hidden Engine of Innovation?

AOSTI has contributed to the new book on the informal economy in developing countries published by Cambridge University press. The main contribution of AOSTI includes the Chapter 7 "Innovation Policy...

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Assessment of Scientific Production in the African Union Member States 2005-2010

Assessment of Scientific Production in the African Union Member States 2005-2010

This report on scientific production in Africa comes at a time when the African Union (AU) celebrates and commemorates its 50th anniversary and charts its development trajectory for the next...

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