Innovation to transform the future of Africa's nutrition and health

Innovation to transform the future of Africa's nutrition and health

Policy makers have emphasised that the African continent needs Science, Technology and Innovation to contribute towards the transformation of its food, nutrition and health statuses and fats-track the continent's socio-economic development. Although progress has been made on the policy and strategy level such as development and endoserment of Science and Technology and Innovation Strategy for Africa-2024 (STISA-2024), the SADC Framework for African Traditional Medicine, the SADC Industrialisation Strategy (2015-2063) and the SADC IKS Policy, to name just a few examples, more needs to be done in terms of implementation of these policy and strategic interventions, through funding allocations to strategic and collaborative projects, for instance. Read more