Program Duration: 2015-2016
Donor: United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO)
Program Contacts for ATPS: Dr. Nicholas Ozor, Executive Director, ATPS. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Program Coordinator: Dr. Nicholas Ozor
Project Value: US$ 25,000
The African Technology Policy Studies Network (ATPS) with over two decades of experience in STI policymaking and development, is facilitating the process of developing a policy brief to mainstream gender in the National STI Policy of Kenya. This it is doing in partnership with stakeholders including the National Commission for Science, Technology and Innovation (NACOSTI), Kenya, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) Office, Nairobi, and other relevant ministries and agencies in Kenya.
The overall objective of the proposal is to produce and disseminate a policy brief for mainstreaming gender in the national STI policy of Kenya.
The main output from this endeavour is the publication of a widely acceptable policy brief capable of influencing the mainstreaming of gender in the national STI policy of Kenya. Likewise, the expected outcome will be the actual mainstreaming of gender in the national STI policy of Kenya as a result of the policy brief advocacy tool and the several consultations and roundtables that have happened during the process of developing the policy brief. Other outcomes will be the opportunity for the implementation and practice of gender equity and equality in all sectors of the Kenyan economy.