Building innovation research in Africa: case studies

Muchie, Mammo and Baskaran, Angathevar, eds. (2013) Building innovation research in Africa: case studies. Africa Institute of South Africa (AISA), TUT and Aalborg University, Pretoria, South Africa. ISBN 9780798303411. [Book]

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African countries, taken separately, or grouped together as a unit, still largely remain resource-based economies. The challenge is to change the resource-based economic structure into a science, technology, engineering and innovation driven knowledge based economic system. Taking this challenge head on means African countries have to organise their science, technology, engineering and innovation for a development agenda systematically, more in collaboration than in competition with one another. What appears to remain a defi cit is the vast collaborative distance that still exists on matters of critical importance to the economic transformation of Africa.

Item Type: Book
Research Areas: A. > Business School > Accounting and Finance
Item ID: 10850
Depositing User: Dr Angathevar Baskaran
Date Deposited: 25 Jun 2013 06:31
Last Modified: 03 Feb 2021 18:26

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