n African Journal of Science, Technology, Innovation and Development - Notes from the editors

Volume 6, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 2042-1338
  • E-ISSN: 2042-1346
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This issue of AJSTID contains a mixed range of papers that reflect on innovation dynamics in the informal sector from agriculture to biofuels, and more importantly on how African philosophy can still serve as the driver of innovation and development in Africa. The innovation approach, particularly in the African context, is critically important to re-engineer the relationship between states and markets, economics and politics, the private and public sectors, formal and informal economies, tradition and modern interconnections, internal and external relations, indigenous knowledge and scientific knowledge, science, technology, engineering and innovation and learning by doing experience-based knowledge, agriculture and manufacture and both with services in order to be able to create the most optimal trajectory for overall economic development and well-being anchored in productivity and efficiency.

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