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  • African Centre for Technology Studies is a pioneering development research think tank on harnessing applications of science, technology and innovation policies for sustainable development in Africa. ACTS is an Intergovernmental organization founded in 1988 to pursue policy oriented research towards
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  • After decades of neglect, science, technology and innovation policy is working its way into development strategy and policy. While few
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  • ACTS offers short term internships (3 – 6 months) to post graduate students or to recent graduates with post graduate degrees. These Science, Technology and Innovation Policy Internships are open to all candidates with specific interests in
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  • ACTS has for years been at the forefront in promoting Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) aimed at promoting sustainable development. This has been
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Featured Research

Understanding development trajectories for biotechnology governance
frameworks in Sub-Saharan Africa: The policy kinetics model  
Mugwagwa, Julius, Kingiri Ann and Muraguri, Lois