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Handover ceremony between Prof Manasse MBONYE and the incoming Ag. Executive Secretary, KALISA Felly

Handover

Handover ceremony between Prof Manasse MBONYE and the incoming Ag. Executive Secretary, KALISA Felly took place on Monday 17th September 2018 at NCST office.

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National Research and Innovation Fund Launched

NRIF

The National Research and Innovation Fund (NRIF) was officially launched on Wednesday 13th June 2018.

The launch was officiated by the Rt. Hon. Prime Minister Dr Edouard Ngirente. Top government officials, scholars and researchers took part in the event that coincided with the Rwanda National Research and Innovation Symposium.

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Science Africa Workshop on Pan-African Initiatives for Research Capacity Building

A pre-event to the Next Einstein Forum Global Gathering 2018 Kigali, 25 March 2018

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National Stakeholders’ Workshop on the Development of the East African Science, Technology and Innovation Policy

In line with the African Union (AU) Agenda 2063 and furtherance of its development aspirations; the East African Community (EAC) recognizes the fundamental role of Science and Technology in economic development. Chapter 16, Article 103, of the EAC treaty, provides for Partner States to promote cooperation in the development and application of Science and Technology within the Community.

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Phase II of the BioInnovate Africa Programme launched

Phase II of the BioInnovate Africa Programme was launched at the two-day inception workshop and regional bioeconomy symposium that took place in Kigali from 2nd to 3rd November 2017.

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NCST First Council Meeting

The 1st Council meeting of the National Council of Science and Technology took place from 27th to 29th March, 2017. This high level Council meeting discusses various aspects of Science and Technology Research and Innovation of the country and provides strategic advice to the government of Rwanda.

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STINT delegation visited NCST

The Swedish Foundation for International Cooperation in Research and Higher Education delegation (STINT) visited NCST on Monday 20th March, 2017.

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Handover ceremony between Dr. Ignace Gatare and the incoming Executive Secretary, Prof Manasse MBONYE

Handover ceremony between Dr. Ignace Gatare and the incoming Executive Secretary, Prof Manasse MBONYE took place on Thursday 16th February 2017 at NCST office.

 

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Cabinet appointed a new Director General

The cabinet decision of 3rd February 2016, appointed the new Director General for The National Commission of Science and Technology(NCST).

The new Director General is Prof. Manasse MBONYE who replaced Dr. Ignace Gatare.

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Rwanda Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) Policy Review Workshop

The Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) Policy Review Workshop is organized under the facilitation of a team of experts from the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), in collaboration with the Rwanda’s National Commission of Science and Technology (NCST), the Ministry of Trade, Industry and East African Community Affairs (MINEACOM) and the National Industrial and Development Agency (NIRDA).

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Our core mission is to provide strategic advices and recommendations to the Government on all matters relating to policies, legislation and regulation in the fields of science, technology, research and innovation and monitor the implementation of such policies and legislation. It also mandated to mobilise the National Research and Innovation Fund to facilitate Researchers and Innovators

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