Over the past few years, there has been a shift towards the realization of the importance of science and technology as tools for developing nations, particularly in Africa. Threats such as climate change, food insecurity, and the burden of disease, are among the major challenges facing humanity at a global level, calling for the alignment of STI with the practice of governance and diplomacy.
Kenya and South Africa’s strong research collaboration proves clearly that the two countries can work more closely together to advance the continent-wide development agenda and make use of innovation to address unemployment, poverty and inequality in societies. The objective of the colloquium is to attract Kenyan entrepreneurs, senior and young researchers and scientists in the social, physical and natural science fields working in South African research organisations, universities and the private sector.
Date: 23 November 2018
Duration: 08:00 – 15:30
Where: Protea Hotel Fire and Ice, Menlyn