Tanzania Hosts Annual Africa Science Granting Councils Meetings from 11th to 15th November, 2019 in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

The  Tanzania  Commission  for  Science  and  Technology  Director  General  is pleased  to  inform  the general public  that  Tanzania  will  be  hosting  the Annual Africa Science Granting Councils (SGC) meetings from 11 to 15 November in Dar  es  salaam,  Tanzania.  The  meeting  will  be  co-hosted  by  the  Tanzania Commission for Science and Technology (COSTECH) in collaboration with the South  Africa  National  Research  Foundation  (NRF) and African  Technological Policy Studies Network (ATPS). 

The  meetings brings  together  participating  Councils  and  other  science  system actors  in  Sub-saharan  Africa, Europe, United  States, Middle  East, and  Asia to share  evidence,  experiences  and  good  practices,  and  to  deliberate  and  develop interventions  in  strategic  areas  of  interest. Over  250  participants including Scientists,  Innovators,  Policy  and  Decision  makers,  Development  Partners (DPs);  Media,  Students are  expected  to  attend  the  meetings.The  2019  Annual meeting themes including “Open   Science   in   Research   and   Innovation   for Development;  Public  Engagement  Perspective;  and  African  Perspective  on Mission Oriented Research ”. The  Honourable  Minister  Higher  Education  and  Science  and  Technology  Prof. Joyce Ndalichako (MP) will officiated the Opening Ceremony.

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