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AOSTI proves Joshua's article at SciDev.net wrong

AOSTI proves Joshua's article at SciDev.net wrong

The issues raised in Joshua’s article and tweet of Friday 23 August 2014 are easily solved by reading pages 5 and 18 of the Addendum-1 and referring to tables IV to IX published in the main document entitled: “Assessment of Scientific Production in the African Union, 2005–2010“. Both documents...

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MONITORING AFRICA’S PROGRESS IN RESEARCH AND EXPERIMENTAL DEVELOPMENT (R&D) INVESTMENTS

MONITORING AFRICA’S PROGRESS IN RESEARCH AND EXPERIMENTAL DEVELOPMENT (R&D) INVESTMENTS

Science, technology and innovation (STI) indicators are crucial in monitoring Africa's scientific and technological developments, formulating, reviewing and implementing STI policies and strategies, and more importantly, guiding the continent’s march towards achieving its target of 1% of GDP invested in R&D. Africa’s history of measuring and monitoring science and technology...

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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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Capacity building workshop on STI measurement and implication for policy Organised jointly by the Ministry of Higher Education, Scientific Research of Cote d’Ivoire, ISESCO and AOSTI

Abidjan, April 15-17, 2013 -  The Republic of Cote d’Ivoire believes that investing in science, technology and innovation (STI) will accelerate the implementation of its 2020 strategic development plan and enable the nation to compete in the knowledge economy. While the country is blessed with abound natural resources, its main...

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Remise officielle des documents architecturaux nécessaires à la construction du futur siège social de l'observatoire africain des Sciences, Technologies et Innovation à Malabo

Remise officielle des documents architecturaux nécessaires à la construction du futur siège social de l'observatoire africain  des Sciences, Technologies et Innovation à Malabo

Addis Abeba, 27 Janvier 2013 - Le vendredi 25 Janvier 2013, c’est tenu au nouveau centre de Conférence de l’Union Africaine la cérémonie de remise officielle des documents architecturaux nécessaires à la construction du futur siège social de l’AOSTI (African Observatory for Sciences, Technologie and Innovation) à Malabo. A cette...

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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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Science, Technology and Innovation Policy-Making in Africa: An Assessment of Capacity Needs and Priorities

Science, Technology and Innovation Policy-Making in Africa: An Assessment of Capacity Needs and Priorities

This study provides an indicative or preliminary survey of African countries’ common capacity needs and priorities for Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) policy development. The survey is intended to generate...

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Assessing best practices of science, technology and innovation observatories

Assessing best practices of science, technology and innovation observatories

  This report is a synthesis of best practices across national, regional and international STI Observatories. It describes both structure and activities, and then provides recommendations for the operation of AOSTI....

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