(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.
The Planet Earth Institute (PEI) is an international NGO and charity working for the scientific independence of Africa. While other emerging regions have invested heavily in science and technology, Africa is falling behind in the race for scientific development. And the Planet Earth Institute want that to change, fast.