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Angola - Science and Technology Development Project – ESMP Summary – 09 2015
The government of Angola is putting in place a Scientific and Technological Development Project with the AfDB support. This project is part of the implementation of the National Policy for Science, Technology and Innovation – NPSTI, in order to foster the contribution of STI to industrialization, economic diversification and development in the country and also is aligned with the National Development Plan. To ensure that science and technology provide the answers that society and economic development need, it is necessary to encourage R&D, to promote interaction between universities, research institutions, companies and civil society organizations, to foster innovation and to disseminate knowledge. Policies for Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) seek to create conditions so that those developments become a reality.