Botswana, SA technology partnership crucial

source: BOPA
08 February, 2010

GABORONE – Strategic partnerships in science and technology will be key instruments in transforming Botswana into a knowledge society.

Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Infrastructure, Science and Technology, Mr Carter Morupisi said this on Thursday when welcoming delegates from South Africa during a two-day science and technology bilateral meeting in Gaborone.

He mentioned that research and development in Botswana is still at its rudimentary stage and the science and technology landscape remains small with a few research institutions.

Mr Morupisi mentioned that the 1998 Science and Technology Policy is being revised to align it with the national and global trends and developments, and make it responsive to

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