Message from the Executive Director
The year 2010 marked 10 years since the birth of a new and autonomous African Technology Policy Studies Network (ATPS). In 2000, ATPS embarked on a new mission as an independent African Network focused on Science Technology and Innovation for sustainable development. It is therefore a critical juncture in the ATPS Network’s evolution as we reflect on the gains made so far and strategize on how to capitalize on these gains and overcome our challenges in order to fulfill our key mandate of knowledge brokerage and generation of new and innovative policies that are action-oriented towards poverty reduction and Africa’s global inclusion.
This report presents a summary of the Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) capacity building activities and fundraising activities and financial position of the African Technology Policy Studies Network (ATPS) for the period 01 January 2010 to 31 December 2010. The report also highlights the key achievements and challenges faced by the ATPS Secretariat during the reporting period.