Monday, March 14, 2005

Higher Institutions in Africa Must Focus On Technological Entrepreneurship article:

"The challenge posed by globalisation requires the African continent to mobilise and harness the technical expertise of its people to facilitate its own development.

"Minister of Cooperation and Intergration in Africa, Senator Lawan G. Guba made this observation at the opening of the first African Regional Workshop on 'Building Capacities in Technological Entrepreneurships in Higher Educational and Research Institutions' holding at the Pan-African University, Lagos..........

"The workshop is one in a series being packaged by UNESCO at the instance of President Olusegun Obasanjo, towards re-inforcing Nigeria's Science and Technology infrastructure and enhancing its utilisation for the attainment of macro-economic and social development objectives as elaborated in the National Economic Empowerment Development Strategy (NEEDS)."

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