International Coordinator for UNESCO Chair on Transfer of Technology

UNESCO

(2008-2010) International Coordinator
UNESCO Chair on Transfer of Technology (UNESCOTT)
UNESCO, Paris, France

UNESCOTT aims to promote an integrated system of research, training, information and documentation in the field of transfer of technology.
My role was to:

  • Facilitate collaboration between high-level, internationally recognized researchers and teaching staff across the world and particularly from Africa and other developing countries.
  • Develop qualified human resources and capacity-building to contribute to the implementation of the national action programme.
  • Undertake necessary public technology transfer awareness campaigns.
  • Supervise appropriate training programmes in concerned ministerial programmes.