Science, Technology and Innovation Policy Research Organization - STIPRO

OUR POLICY BRIEFS

STIPRO STI Policy Briefs aims to be an informative resource for policy - makers and others participating in policy debates in Tanzania. The objective is to shed light on crucial problem areas through information and analysis.

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OUR MISSION

To undertake and improve human capacity in science policy, i.e. STI policy research, analysis, formulation, monitoring and evaluation. More importantly, to raise public awareness on the critical role of STI policy research for evidence based decisions.

 

OUR VISION

To emerge as a center of excellence in science, technology and innovation policy research in Tanzania and beyond; and brokerage between science, technology and innovation policy researchers on one hand, and policy makers and implementers on the other.

OUR VALUES

  • Independence and objectivity
  • Team work
  • Creativity and efficiency
  • High Quality
  • Transparency and honesty
  • Gender balance

OUR STRATEGIC PLAN

The current Strategic Plan is built on the successes of the previous plan for 2009–2014, which has produced remarkable achievements. Few are worth mentioning here.

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RESEARCH PROJECTS

STIPRO has a good relationship with various research organizations around the world. This collaboration takes place in form of joint research projects, and participation in different STIPRO workshops and seminars. STIPRO’s research focuses on the following research theme as guided by our current strategic plan (2014/15 – 2018/19) ;

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WORKSHOPS

As part STIPRO’s communication and engagement strategy, the organization organizes and host various workshop event throughout the year. The purpose of the events is to disseminate results, raise awareness and engage in dialogue with different stakeholders on Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) issues in Tanzania and around the world.

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CAPACITY BUILDING

As part of STIPRO’s capacity building initiative in the area of in in science, technology and innovation policy research, STIPRO offers a funding opportunity to promising masters’ students from selected universities in Tanzania. A total of 2 to 3 students whose research topics falling within STIPRO’s research agenda are usually supported each year

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