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  • ACTS is noted for being the first African independent think-tank on the application of science and technology to development. The founders of ACTS had the vision of an organization that would steer Africa from the depths of poverty and dependence
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  • After decades of neglect, science, technology and innovation policy is working its way into development strategy and policy. While few developing countries,
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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 the following areas:
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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