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n African Journal of Science, Technology, Innovation and Development - Science, technology and innovation policies in Sudan

Volume 5, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 2042-1338
  • E-ISSN: 2042-1346
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Abstract

This paper uses both descriptive and comparative approaches to discuss science, technology and innovation policies in Sudan. Differing from the studies in Sudanese literature, a novel element of our analysis is that we examine innovation, science and technology policies after integrating recent secondary and primary data. We examine the main factors hindering and those contributing towards the promotion of research and development (R&D), innovation, science and technology (S&T) in Sudan. We find that insufficient financial and human resources, weak cooperation between universities and the productive sector, lack of management and organization ability, lack of R&D culture, lack of favourable conditions and necessary facilities hampered the potential role of R&D to contribute towards the development of local technologies, promotion of innovation and science, technology and innovation (STI) policies and economic development in Sudan.

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2013-01-01
2019-08-26

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