The African Technology Development Forum facilitates the exchange and dissemination of information on inventions, technologies and business opportunities as well as trends in global trade. The Forum promotes innovation and development by promoting alliances of industry, R&D institutions and government agencies to accelerate technology development and commercialization to create wealth, jobs and contribute to poverty reduction. ... [according to site editor's information]
ATPS is a multi-disciplinary network of researchers, private sector actors and policy makers promoting innovative science and technology policy making through research, dialogue and advocacy in 23 African countries.The network provides modest grants to individuals and institutions to carry out research on issues of science and technology policy in sub-Saharan Africa.
The research results are disseminated to policy makers and other end-users through manuscript reports, published books, journal articles, workshops, conferences, policy dialogue and the Internet.
ATPS organizes and implements training activities targeted at policy makers, legislators, mid-level technocrats, researchers, and leaders in the private sector. ... [according to site editor's information]
The mission of NASENI is to establish and nurture an appropriate and dynamic Science and Engineering infrastructure base for achieving home initiated and home sustained industrialization through the development of relevant processes, capital goods and equipment necessary for job creation, national economic well being and progress. ... [according to site editor's information]
INTIC (former UTICT) is an executive and technical unit for the coordination and implementation of ICT policies in Mozambique. The website offers related information (also for download). [editors ilissAfrica]
The National Information Technology Development Agency is the clearing house for IT projects in the public sector. The Agency is committed to the drive to bring government and its services closer to the people through IT. Entrusted with the implementation of the National IT policy, which seeks to make Nigeria an IT capable country in no distant future, NITDA has been mandated to supervise the management of the country code Top Level Domain as a national resource. ... [according to site editor's information]
SPII is a government programme designed to promote technology development in manufacturing industries in South Africa through support for innovation of competitive products and/or processes. It currently consists of three schemes: the Product Process Development, Matching and Partnership Schemes. ... [according to site editor's information; editors ilissAfrica]
ACTS is an international intergovernmental science, technology and environmental policy think-tank that generates and disseminates new knowledge through policy analysis, capacity building and outreach. The centre strives to rationalize scientific and technological information to enable African countries make effective policy choices for improved living standards. ACTS works with partners and networks including academic and research institutions, national governments, UN bodies, regional and international processes and NGOs. ACTS' research and capacity building activities are organised in five programmatic areas:
* Biodiversity and Environmental Governance;
* Energy and Water Security;
* Agriculture and Food Security;
* Cross-Cutting Issues; and
* Science and Technology Literacy.
Its members include the the governments of Kenya, Malawi, Malta, Uganda and Ghana, as well as the World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF) and the Third World Academy of Sciences (TWAS). ... [according to site editor's information]
COSTECH is a parastatal organization with the responsibility of co-ordinating and promoting research and technology development activities in the country. It is the chief advisor to the Government on all matters pertaining to science and technology and their application to the socio-economic development of the country. ... [according to site editor's information]
La Technopole de La Réunion est une structure qui a pour vocation de faire la promotion économique et technologique de l’île de La Réunion grâce à l’une de ses valeurs ajoutée : l’innovation. Elle es le fruit d’une volonté commune à tous les partenaires que sont l’Etat, la Région Réunion, le Département de la Réunion, la CINOR, la Mairie de Saint-Denis, le Rectorat et l’Université de La Réunion. ... [selon les informations de l'éditeur du site]
The CSIR undertakes directed and multidisciplinary research, technological innovation as well as industrial and scientific development to improve the quality of life of the country's people. It is committed to supporting innovation in South Africa to improve national competitiveness in the global economy. [according to site editor's information]