Heads of state throw their weight behind science

Science had a place in society “whether we support it or not”. However, “we would be the ones losing if we didn’t support it for the benefit of our people”, H.EPaul Kagame, President of the Republic of Rwandaemphasizes the importance of partnerships in the development of science & technology at the NEF Global Gathering 2018. The two heads of state set the tone for the high-level panel discussion, “Laying the groundwork for knowledge-led economies: Policy and practice” – which reflected on past policies and future reforms needed to nurture the creative and skilled populations that will form the bedrock of knowledge-led economies. Read more