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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