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Advancing South Africa’s Science, Technology and Innovation Impact

Country Profile


Monday, 18th June, 2018

This country profile highlights the role of the AAS in advancing science and technology in South Africa, a country that has shown leadership in advancing science and technology in Africa since its transition to democracy in 1994. Its Gross Expenditure on Research & Development (GERD) stands at 0.80% of it’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and almost meets the African Union target of 1%. 

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