Welcome to the National Commission on Research, Science and Technology.
Fostering Excellence through Knowledge and Innovation
"As we go forward, we will seek to be transactional in maintaining and strengthening the governance architecture, but we will also be transformational as we prepare the citizens for the new economy that requires the development of new parameters in education, innovation, and enterprise", - His Excellency, Dr Hage Geingob, President of the Republic of Namibia
The National Commission on Research, Science and Technology (NCRST) is established in terms of Section 4 of the Research, Science, and Technology A
The National Commission on Research, Science and Technology (NCRST) is mandated to administer the Biosafety Act, 2006 (Act No. 7 of 2006), which pr
This function is still being developed and its activities would be guided by the social science research priority as identified in the National Research, Science, Technology and Innovation Programme (NRSTIP). Social sciences and humanities research will be mainly integrated with all the rest of the priority areas supporting the search for scientific and technological solutions for the societal challenges, and supplying evidences and new approaches to contribute to policy development. Research in this field will be closely related to current and emerging societal challenges and in relation to the social and economic objectives. The activities would be includes among other: