Tuesday, October 09, 2007

Africa Aims for a Scientific Revolution - Worldpress.org

Africa Aims for a Scientific Revolution - Worldpress.org: "African leaders have pledged to devote more resources to the development of science and technology, an area deemed vital for economic development, yet long neglected and poorly funded in many countries. At a January 2007 summit of the continent's political body, the African Union, heads of state 'strongly urged' all member countries to allocate at least 1 percent of their gross domestic product to research and development by 2020. They also pledged to revitalize African universities—many of which have declined due to dwindling support over the last few decades—and to promote the study of science and technology by young people."

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