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Making women central to increased innovation in Africa
“Women and girls are central to the connection between STI and development in Africa“. : Sam Otieno
in Nairobi, Kenya
My conviction of STI’s importance to Africa’s development was given impetus when I attended the Grand Challenges Africa meeting in Kenya last month (24-26 February).
The meeting hosted 475 members of the scientific community from 43 countries around the world.
Grand Challenges Africa is a family of grant initiatives designed to foster innovation in solving key global health and development problems. The initiative has invested in 380 projects across Africa to develop, launch and manage Africa-specific innovations for addressing development challenges that could prevent African countries from reaching theSustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
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