Contents in Focus Hydropedalplane Invention – One of a Kind in the world ATPS collaborates with AUC in STISA 2024 implementation A spotlight on rural economics for STI development in Africa Capacity building on the use of agricultural innovations Unveiling the hidden wealth in Nigeria’s science and technology sector Gender in extension approaches Opportunities
ATPS is seeking to recuit for the position of a Finance Intern. Click here for details
ATPS is seeking to recruit a Finance and Administration Manager. Click here for more details
Inside: The future of renewable energy technology through biodiesel production from Jathropha in Nigeria Policy Without Practice Chinese African Babies: A Ticking Time Bomb? Rethinking Africa’s Growth Pathway:The Role of Youth and Women Strides in filing of Patents in Kenya Differences in Gender Involvement Along Cassava Value Chains ATPS New Board of Directors Click here to download
We are pleased to present to you our maiden newsletter – Technopolicy Africa. In this issue, read more about: New leadership at the ATPS ATPS emerges as best think Tank in Africa ATPS, UNESCO and NACOSTI collaboration STI in advancing Higher Education Institutions A New Development in Mobile App to match land use with it’s potential Nigeria gets a bio-safety law Web 2.
ATPS is seeking to recruit a research officer. Click here for details
ATPS Ag. Executive Director, Dr. Nicholas Ozor addressing delegates during the launch of the LandPKS Applications at the Regional Centre for Mapping of Resources for Development (RCMRD) on Wednesday, 22nd April 2015 (Click to enlarge)The Land-Potential Knowledge System (LandPKS) mobile applications are now publicly available on Google play.
Farmers, development organizations, extension workers and national governments will soon have an opportunity to share, access and apply the best available knowledge and information to determine the agricultural productivity and erosion risk level of land at field, regional, and national scale using the new Land Potential Knowledge System (LandPKS) mobile application. Leveraging the emerging trends in mobile phone technology, the LandPKS mobile phone app allows users principally farmers to make accurate farm decisions on the potential of their land in terms of crop production; types and soil erosion risk based on soil features, and also produces knowledge for aiding decision making in sustainable land management practices.
African Technology Policy Studies Network (ATPS) again emerges as the Best Think Tank Network; Best managed Think Tank; and Best Think Tank with the most Significant Impact on Public Policy in Africa, according to a Global Survey
African Technology Policy Studies Network (ATPS) again emerges as the Best Think Tank Network; Best managed Think Tank; and Best Think Tank with the most Significant Impact on Public Policy in Africa, according to a Global Survey. The 2014 Global Go Think Tanks and Civil Society Index released in January 2015, ranks the ATPS as the best managed Think Tank in Africa (19th globally); best Think Tank Network in Africa (14th globally); and the best Think Tank in Africa with the Most Significant Impact on Public Policy (31st globally).