Technopolicy Africa Issue no. 8, March 2017 Content in focus Africa’s Innovation Gap and the Imperative of Intelligent Science, Technology and Innovation Policy for Africa ATPS Ranked Best Think Tank for the Third Year in a Row According to a Global ReportATPS Participates in AGRIFOSE 2030 WorkshopHow India transformed its Economy through Science and Technology: A lesson for AfricaATPS Renews Cooperation with IDRC, Receives a GrantRevolutionizing Africa’s Economy through AgripreneurshipIs Population Census Losing Relevance in the 21st Century?
Content in focus Scientometrics and STI Indicators as an Option for Improving Science and Technology Development in Africa African Development Bank’s Appraisal Mission at the ATPS ATPS Staff Participate in the Capacity Development Training for Utilizing the AFAAS Virtual Social Network Platform NEPAD Engages ATPS Experts in the Implementation of the Science Granting Councils’ Initiative in Sub-Saharan Africa Emergence of Inclusive Partnership for Strategic Action in Agro-Food Chains: Changes Realized in Cassava and Soya Value Chain in Ghana ATPS Conducts Training for Farmers and Extension Agents in Kenya on the Use of the LandInfo Mobile App. The Only Disability in Life is a Bad Attitude Soil Carbon Loss Mitigation: A Tool for Forest Conservation and Climate Change Mitigation ATPS Participates in the CAAST-NET Plus Workshop for Early Career African Climate Academics Grants Received by the ATPS during the Quarter New Appointments Scholarships/Opportunities
Content in focus. How Can Science and Technology Policy be Formulated and Implemented in Africa?
The African Technology Policy Studies Network (ATPS) held its 2016 Stakeholders’ Forum on 29th July to review its current Phase VII Plan (2013-2018) and align it with Science, Technology and Innovation Strategy for Africa (STISA 2024) and the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) so as to serve its numerous stakeholders’ better. Mr. Chuma Ikenze, ATPS Board Member presented the proposed new strategic plan which aims to use Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) to address problems in Agriculture, Food and Nutrition, Health, Environment and Climate Change, and Energy.
Contents in Focus Hydropedalplane Invention – One of a Kind in the world ATPS collaborates with AUC in STISA 2024 implementation A spotlight on rural economics for STI development in Africa Capacity building on the use of agricultural innovations Unveiling the hidden wealth in Nigeria’s science and technology sector Gender in extension approaches Opportunities