Think tank

African Centre for Technology Studies

ACTS

Nairobi, Kenya

The African Centre for Technology Studies (ACTS) is a development research think tank on harnessing applications of science, technology and innovation policies for sustainable development in Africa. ACTS is an Intergovernmental organization founded in 1988 to pursue policy oriented research towards strengthening the capacity of African countries and institutions to harness science and technology for sustainable development. ACTS envisions a sustainable economic, social and environmental future for Africa, through science, technology and innovation.

Contact details

Website:
www.acts-net.org

Address:
P.O. Box 45917 - 00100,Nairobi-Kenya

Country:
Kenya

Sub-region:
Eastern Africa

Areas of focus

Geographics of focus
Africa
Operating languages
English

Organisation details

Business model
Non-profit
Institutional affiliations
Independent
Year founded
1988
Age (years)
African Centre for Technology Studies
 34
Kenya average
 28
Global average
 31
Founded by
Founders: Professor Calestous Juma
Founder gender: All male
Leadership
Leader(s) (2022): Prof. Tom Peter Migun OGADA
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2021): Prof. Tom Peter Migun Ogada
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2020): Prof. Tom Peter Migun Ogada
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2022
African Centre for Technology Studies
 51
Kenya average
 42
Global average
 44
2021
African Centre for Technology Studies
 43
2020
African Centre for Technology Studies
 40
% Female staff
2022
African Centre for Technology Studies
 55%
Kenya average
 52%
Global average
 53%
2021
African Centre for Technology Studies
 60%
2020
African Centre for Technology Studies
 60%
% Female researchers
2022
African Centre for Technology Studies
 36%
Kenya average
 34%
Global average
 35%
2021
African Centre for Technology Studies
 60%
2020
African Centre for Technology Studies
 60%

Organisational performance

Publications
2021
African Centre for Technology Studies
 47
Kenya average
 25
Global average
 43
2019
African Centre for Technology Studies
 49
Financials
2021
African Centre for Technology Studies
 $3,700,000
Kenya average
 $2,624,699
Global average
 $5,952,108
2020
African Centre for Technology Studies
 $4,000,000

Social

Likes (2022)
African Centre for Technology Studies
 1,132
Kenya average
 21,084
Global average
 32,721
Likes (2021)
African Centre for Technology Studies
 938
Likes (2019)
African Centre for Technology Studies
 865
Twitter
Followers (2022)
African Centre for Technology Studies
 3,193
Kenya average
 14,310
Global average
 19,281
Followers (2021)
African Centre for Technology Studies
 2,883
Followers (2019)
African Centre for Technology Studies
 2,685
Subscribers (2022)
African Centre for Technology Studies
 43
Kenya average
 2,320
Global average
 5,626
Subscribers (2021)
African Centre for Technology Studies
 29
Subscribers (2019)
African Centre for Technology Studies
 7
LinkedIn
Followers (2019)
African Centre for Technology Studies
 214
Kenya average
 13,393
Global average
 6,317

Data notes

Last updated: 30/06/2022
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): OTT reviewed
Data sources consulted: Information supplied by organisation, Organisation´s website
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