Bibliometric Indicators for Better Policy Making in ECOWAS

Abuja 31stJuly 2017 – H.E. Professor BOLY Hamidou, the ECOWAS Commissioner responsible for Education, Science and Culture received copies of a study titled “Scientific Research in West Africa: The Bibliometric outlook 2016” from the African Union Observatory for Science, Technology and Innovation (AOSTI). The ceremony took place on Monday 31st July 2017 at the ECOWAS Commission Headquarters, Abuja, the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

“Vers la création d’une structure de recherche et d’intermédiation: la Cameroun « Silicon River »

C’est dans son allocution d’ouverture de l’atelier de formation sur les méthodes et cadres d’évaluation des systèmes nationaux d’innovation, que son Excellence Madame le Ministre de la Recherche Scientifique et de l’Innovation (MINRESI) de la République du Cameroun, Dr Madeleine Tchuinte, a annoncé le projet de création de la Cameroun « Silicon River ».

“Sustainable economic development cannot be a reality without investment in Science, Technology and Innovation(STI)” ~ Dr Phesheya Dube (Principal Secretary Ministry of ICT)

EZulwini, Swaziland, 26 - 28 February 2018 -

Making his remarks, during the training workshop on methods and frameworks for assessing the national innovation systems of the African member countries, Dr. Dube, Principal Secretary Ministry of ICT, said that the Government of the Kingdom of Swaziland recognized that sustainable economic development could not be reality without investment in STI. He said there had been resurgence of attention to STI as critical factors in national economic change and development. He further mentioned that it reflected in the integration of STI consideration into vision 2022 and the National Development Strategy.

Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) as a Driver of the Sustainability of Enterprises for Young Africans

Johannesburg, 27 - 29 November 2017

In an attempt to impart upon young African Entrepreneurs the importance and role of science, technology and innovation as a main factor in the sustainability of any enterprise, The African Observatory of Science, Technology and Innovation (AOSTI) called for a dialogue among young delegates from African countries to deliberate around how Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) can be used to sustain Entrepreneurship Development.

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