African MPs urged to leverage policies that promote science, technology and innovation

ECA Press Release 168/2012
Cairo, 18 October 2012 (ECA) – Senior ECA and AUC officials on Wednesday 17 October joined Egypt’s Minister of Scientific Research Prof. Nadia Zakhary, to urge more than 50 parliamentarians from across Africa to begin a crusade for national policies that promote science, technology and innovation as the bedrocks of the continent’s sustainable development. The recommendation was made during the first training workshop for members of the African Inter-Parliamentary Forum on Science, Technology and Innovation (AIPF-STI) that ran for two days in Egypt’s chief city – Cairo.

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