African Network of Scientific and Technological Institutions (ANSTI)

Réseau africain d'institutions scientifiques et techniques (RAIST)

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1980-01-06 Nairobi Kenya


Founded following an agreement signed by UNESCO and UNDP in May 1979, with support from the Government of Germany FR. Preparatory meetings had been held, 1976 and 1978, Nairobi, at H-XE9586 - UNESCO Office, Nairobi - Regional Bureau for Sciences in Africa (ROSTA), following recommendations, Jan 1974, Dakar (Senegal), of S-XS0415 - Conference of Ministers Responsible for the Application of Science and Technology to Development in Africa (CASTAFRICA).


Bring about close and active collaboration among African engineering, scientific and technological institutions with regard to post-graduate training and research; build high-level human resources capacity by pooling resources available in the region.


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Governing Council; Programme Committee, comprising representatives of: coordinating institutions; B-XB3383 - UNESCO; D-XD0117 - Association of African Universities (AAU); ANSTI funding agencies. Project Coordinator. Subnetworks (5): Biotechnology; Water Resources Engineering and Management; Renewable Energy Resources; Material Science; Environmental Science.


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GOAL 4: Quality EducationGOAL 8: Decent Work and Economic GrowthGOAL 9: Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure



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