Innovation for Development in West Africa: Challenges for Promoting ST&I Policy

This policy brief is an outcome of the second training course on Design and Evaluation of Innovation Policy for Africa (DEIP-Africa). It reviews the common challenges for participating countries to inform researchers and policymakers of future research areas that would enhance Science, Technology and Innovation (ST&I) policy in Africa.

ASTII POLICY BRIEF SERIES JULY 2013 - No 01 SCIENTIFIC PRODUCTIVITY OF THE AFRICAN UNION MEMBER STATES (2005 TO 2010)

This policy brief is a summary of the bibliometric project of the AOSTI entitled “Assessment of the scientific productivity in the African Union, 2005-2010”published in the African STI Outlook, Bibliometric series #01, 2013.

ASTII POLIC Y BRIEF SERIES JULY 2013 - No 02 MONITORING AFRICA’S PROGRESS IN RESEARCH AND EXPERIMENTAL DEVELOPMENT (R&D) INVESTMENTS

This policy brief provides an informed assessment on the progress made by the member states of the African union towards meeting the target of 1% of GDP on R&D expenditure. 

This policy decision can be traced to the Monrovia Declaration of 1979, the Lagos Plan of Action (LPA) for the Economic Development of Africa (1980–2000), the Eighth Ordinary Session of the Executive Council of the AU that met in 2006 in Khartoum, Sudan and the Ninth Executive Council of the AU held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia in 2007. 

Innovation for Development in Southern and Eastern Africa, Challenges for Promoting ST&I Policy

This policy brief is an outcome of the training course on Design and Evaluation of Innovation Policy for Africa (DEIP-Africa). It reviews the common challenges for participating countries to inform researchers and policymakers of future research areas that would enhance Science, Technology and Innovation (ST&I) policy in Africa.

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