Second Science with Africa Conference Sets out Innovation as a Centerpiece of the Development Agenda: "Second Science with Africa Conference Sets out Innovation as a Centerpiece of the Development Agenda PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 30 June 2010 12:02
ECA Press Release No. 50/2010
Addis Ababa, 28 June 2010 (ECA) - The Second Science with Africa Conference (SWA II) ended 25th June 2010, after three days of intense discussions, with the adoption of a set of groundbreaking recommendations on how African countries can leverage science and technology to carry their development agenda forward.
The SWA II charted concrete steps towards improving the living conditions of Africans, through innovative ideas based on science and technology. The Conference was convened by the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), the African Union Commission (AUC), UNESCO and other partners under the theme: “Science, Innovation and Entrepreneurship”."