Press Release

ATPS LAUNCHES ITS PROJECT ON “BRIDGING CLIMATE INFORMATION GAPS TO STRENGHEN CAPACITIES FOR CLIMATE INFORMED DECISION-MAKING”

The African Technology Policy Studies Network (ATPS) in partnership with the Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI) Africa Centre, IGAD Climate Prediction and Applications Centre (ICPAC), Observatoire du Sahara et du Sahel (OSS), AGRHYMET Regional Center (ARC), and the Regional Centre for Mapping Resource for Development (RCMRD) today launched a regional project on “Bridging Climate Information Gaps to Strengthen Capacities for Climate Informed Decision-making at the Hilton Hotel Nairobi, Kenya.

The launch brought together representatives from government ministries and agencies, non-governmental organisations (NGOs), policymakers, and experts from academia and research institutions across Africa to have deeper discussions on experiences on the critical role of climate information and forge prospective partnerships with relevant stakeholders for the implementation of the project.

The project aims to strengthen capacities of selected African countries to understand and deploy appropriate climate information and best practices to support decision-making, development planning, reduce vulnerability and foster a food secure Africa. Specifically, the project will identify…..Read more

ATPS RANKED BEST THINK TANK FOR THE THIRD YEAR IN A ROW ACCORDING TO A GLOBAL SURVEY

ATPS emerged tops again for three consecutive years as the best Think Tank in Africa and 14th globally according to the 2016 Global To Go Index report released by the University of Pennyslvania under the Think Tank and Civil Societies Program. ATPS was ranked as the Best Transdiscplinery Research Think Tanks, Best Advocacy program, and Think Tank with the Best Use of Internet in Africa.   Read more

African Technology Policy Studies Network (ATPS) Tops the List as the Best Think Tank in Africa for the second year in a row according to a Global Survey

The African Technology Policy Studies Network (ATPS) has emerged tops in Africa for the second year running under 18 out of the 25 relevant categories used for ranking in the 2015 Global Go To Think Tank Index Report recently released by the University of Pennsylvania (USA) under the Think Tank and Civil Societies Program (TTCSP). This makes the ATPS come first among all other Think Tanks in Africa that were nominated and ranked in the global survey for 2015 (getting the highest number of rankings as well as ranking first in more categories).  Read more