ECA science and technology indicators for member states
Science and Technology Indicators (STIs) were first introduced in the 1960's as part of an effort to generate rigorous analytic methods to evaluate the social consequences of the huge investments in science at that time. ...
Report of first executive dialogue of ministers and leaders in the private sector on science and technology for Africa's development
The First Executive Dialogue of Ministers and Leaders in the Private Sector on Science and Technology for Africa's Development was held in the United Nations Conference Centre Addis Ababa Ethiopia from 18 to 19 June 1998.
Geographical information technology for research and applications in food security and sustainable development
Despite the problems identified, the status of the geographic information technologies in Africa looks promising, but further and continued efforts must be done in order to promote their effective use. These technologies ...
Status report on the ECA science and technology network (ESTNET)
This paper focuses on status report on the ECA science and technology network (ESTNET). The ECA's science and technology activities during the last 10 years have promoted networking through numerous conferences, meetings, ...
Technological capability building in the South : lessons and opportunities for Sub-Saharan Africa
This paper has been prepared by Mr. Banji Oyelaran-Oyeyinka as consultant to the United Nations Secretariat. The views expressed are those of its author and do not necessarily reflect those of the United Nations or its ...
This paper focuses on the report of the First Advisory Board Meeting on Science and Technology for Africa's Development was held in the United Nations Conference Centre, Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) from 18 to 19 May 1998.
ECA brochure on science and technology
This paper is focuses on ECA brochure on science and technology. In spite of wide-spread recognition of the critical role of science and technology (S&T) in the development of nations, and over three decades of science and ...
African technological development in the context of globalization
This paper focuses on the African technological development in the context of globalization. Competitive advantage today is determined more by technology than by resource endowment. Although Africa is richly endowed with ...
This Policy Brief is intended to serve as a medium through which the Food Security and Sustainable Development Division of the ECA can sensitize policy-makers, development planners and stakeholders on the African continent ...
Building Africa's capacity in science and technology for development 199-2001: project proposal (second draft)
The specific objectives of the project are to extend the science and technology function within ECA from FSSDD to other divisions; increase ECA's capacity to help member States build and use their science and technologies ...