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    African countries pledged to achieve sustainable development and inclusive growth for all following the adoption of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Agenda 2063. The need for timely and quality data to inform the two agendas exerts pressure on the national statistical systems more than ever before.

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  • 3D Printing Revolution

    The University of Gondar (UoG) in partnership with the African Centre for Technology Studies(ACTS), the Ethiopian Biotechnology Institute (EBI) and the Science, Technology and Information Centre (STIC) of the Federal Ministry of Science and Technology (MoST) and other partners, is pleased to announce The 1st Digital Manufacturing Global Conference and Exhibition in Ethiopia

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Dr. Jackson Maogoto

Dr. Jackson Maogoto - Non-Resident Research Fellow


Dr Jackson Maogoto holds a Bachelor of Laws with First Class Honours from Moi University (Kenya); three postgraduate degrees from the University of Cambridge (Masters in Law with Hons), University of Technology Sydney (Masters in Law) and University of Melbourne (Doctorate in Law). Jackson is currently a senior lecturer at the University of Manchester. His teaching and research interests are in Public International Law. His international law interests encompass the fields of international criminal law, international humanitarian/use of force, human rights law, transitional democracy, and space and cyber law.

Jackson has published extensively in his fields of teaching and research interest. He is the author of seven books, a dozen book chapters and dozens on articles in general and specialist Australian, American, European and African journals. He has participated and delivered numerous conference papers in regional and international fora. His professional affiliations include: American Society of International Law, Asian Society of International Law, Australia & New Zealand Society of International Law, International Law Association, International Institute of Space Law, International Society for Military Law & the Law of War and the Royal Institute of International Affairs.


  • African Centre for Technology Studies (ACTS) is a pioneering development research think tank on harnessing applications of science, technology and innovation policies for sustainable development in Africa. ACTS is an Intergovernmental organization founded in 1988 to pursue policy oriented research towards strengthening the capacity of African countries and institutions to harness science and technology for sustainable development. ACTS envisions a sustainable economic, social and environmental future for Africa, through science, technology and innovation.
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    The Africa Data Revolution Report 2016
    The African Technopolitan Magazine
    May 2016 Issue - Volume 5
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    Enhancing Adaptation to Climate Change in Developing Countries through Community Based Adaptation.
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    Exploring the agency of Africa in climate
    change negotiations: the case of REDD+



    • "The future of Africa belongs to its youth. They have the numbers, intellect, creativity and energy to make it better for human well-being and ecosystem health. The African youth cannot afford to be complicit in the destruction of the future. They must exercise their intellect, energy and citizenship in the pursuit of sustainable development and action to combat climate change in Africa".
      Dr. Cosmas Ochieng Executive Director, ACTS.
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    The African Technopolitan is a biannual publication dedicated to the world of science, technology and development. It informs and provokes debate on critical issues in African development.