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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

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STAKEHOLDERS WORKSHOP ON NATIONAL INDIGENOUS KNOWLEDGE SYSTEM (IKS) POLICY FORMULATION

The National Commission on Research, Science and Technology (NCRST) is established in terms of Section 4 of the Research, Science, and Technology A

REGIONAL WORKSHOP ON THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE BIOSAFETY ACT, 2006

The National Commission on Research, Science and Technology (NCRST) is mandated to administer the Biosafety Act, 2006 (Act No. 7 of 2006), which pr

Social Science Research

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:

  • Development and Management of Research programme to support national policies development and implementation.
  • Invitation and hosting of researchers from Namibia or abroad to work on identified research projects.