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Posted on 13th January 2014 by samer aldurzi

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ST&I: Tunisia’s Lifeboat!

Posted on 24th November 2013 by Jelel Ezzine

Abstract:
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UNIVERSITIES IN PURSUIT OF INNOVATIVENESS

Posted on 28th February 2013 by Onsare Robert

BY ROBERT OKEMWA ONSARE
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What will correct Africa's socio-economic fails?

Posted on 18th February 2013 by Sarah Wakasa


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WE NEED TO GO MICRO SCIENCE

Posted on 12th February 2013 by Onsare Robert


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Key Messages for the African Union and African Governments

Posted on 25th November 2012 by ATPS Admin

The African leaders and scholars from 29 countries from Africa, Australia, Europe, United States of America, India and Africans in the Diaspora meeting in Addis Ababa for the ATPS internal conference 2012, have observed that
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What Africa must do to Tap STI Potential for African Development?

Posted on 25th November 2012 by ATPS Admin

In order to harness the resource potential for productivity improvement in Africa, urgent and significant investments is required in Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) education and research to build indigenous capacities-both human  and institutional- for appropriate technology development, this emerged during the international roundtable and recommendations on emerging paradigms, technology and innovation for sustainable development.
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The Conference Kicks off with a Call for New Paradigms and Pathways for Economic Growth

Posted on 25th November 2012 by ATPS Admin

The ATPS 2012 International conference kicked off on high note with key speakers calling new paradigms and pathways for economic growth that is inclusive of social and environmental sustainability.
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Creating the Critical Mass of Expertise

Posted on 21st November 2012 by ATPS Admin

Africa needs foresight planning to create the critical mass of foundation, vocational technical and secondary skills for growing market demands to respond to emerging needs of Africa, according to Peggy Oti-Boateng, the senior programme specialist for Science and Technology at United Nation Education, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).And to achieve this, Oti-Boateng calls for a concerted efforts to revamp science, technology and engineering education to make them relevant for employment creation and entrepreneurship.
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Alternative Development Strategy Needed in Africa

Posted on 21st November 2012 by ATPS Admin

By George AchiaAfrica needs an alternative development strategy that focuses on building developmental capabilities appropriate to the global imperatives of the 21st century, according to the keynote address by Dr. Eric Eboh, the President of Agricultural Policy Research Network.While delivering a keynote paper titled Institutional Structures, Policies & Macro Economic Environment in African Countries Implications for Social Innovations and Business Competitiveness during the African Technology Policy Studies Network that kicked off today in Addis Ababa in Ethiopia, Dr. Eboh noted that  an important opportunity will be development anchored through regional cooperation framework aimed at maximizing the benefits of regional ties for the purpose of achieving advantageous country-level integration into global markets.
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Africa Should not Celebrate Yet on its Growth Prospects

Posted on 21st November 2012 by ATPS Admin

Africa’s growth if not driven by a diversified production structure essentially in manufacturing that would deliver quality jobs and raise incomes, would remain trepid, fragile and susceptible to negative shocks, according to Prof. Osita Ogbu, the director of the Institute for Development Studies based at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka.While giving a key note address titled The Fragility of the Recent Africa’s Growth and the Opportunity for Creating Jobs through a New Technology and Industrial Policy, Prof. Osita notes that Africa should not celebrate yet about its recent growth and continued prospects.
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Notable initiatives that can be put in place to foster youth employment in Africa today

Posted on 14th August 2012 by Olumayokun Okelola

Such initiatives are no rocket science at all. They are simply the straight lines that connects our ingenuity as a people with the untapped resources on the African continent.
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Technology appropriate for Africa

Posted on 17th May 2012 by DANIEL WASONGA

Africa and Kenya has its 80% population living in rural farms with only 20% in urban, yet it cannot feed its population .This is direct opposite of the Developed countries with only 20% of rural population feeding the rest of 80%.
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ATPS Network in the UK

Posted on 10th January 2011 by Tochukwu Ife-Ogbonna

I am very much impressed with what the ATPS Network is doing in Africa but the irony of the African is that even in the so called developed Western world (s)he is much in need when it comes to scinece, technology and innovation - the core focus of the ATPS.  May be it is time to look West as well.
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VEHICULAR EMMISSIONS AS AN ENVIRONMENTAL PROBLEM IN MINNA

Posted on 9th July 2010 by Olumayokun Okelola

 At present, not much is known about the overall environmental pollution problem of Niger State, especially the levels of pollution in the major towns of the state. Without a doubt, it is now generally accepted that the menace of environmental pollution poses serious risks to the health of the general populace.
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THE REVAMPED ATPS WEBSITE GOES LIVE

Posted on 23rd June 2010 by Nelson Akenga

June 21, 2010; The ATPS website that has been under review is now online. The site, which boasts state of the art multi-media capabilities has a new and improved look with major sections easily accessible from the homepage.
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