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
Foundation , Government , Industry-Private sector , International Organism , Network , University
Year founded
1988
Age (years)
African Centre for Technology Studies
 33
Kenya average
 27
Global average
 30
Founded by
Founders: Professor Calestous Juma
Founder gender: All male
Leadership
Leader(s) (2021): Prof. Tom Peter Migun Ogada
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2020): Prof. Tom Peter Migun Ogada
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2017): Cosmas Milton Obote Ochieng ( Executive Director)
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2021
African Centre for Technology Studies
 43
Kenya average
 15
Global average
 75
2020
African Centre for Technology Studies
 40
% Female staff
2021
African Centre for Technology Studies
 1%
Kenya average
 0%
Global average
 0%
2020
African Centre for Technology Studies
 60%
% Female researchers
2020
African Centre for Technology Studies
 60%
Kenya average
 10%
Global average
 11%

Organisational performance

Publications
2019
African Centre for Technology Studies
 49
Kenya average
 84
Global average
 28
Financials
2020
African Centre for Technology Studies
 $4,000,000
Kenya average
 $2,139,905
Global average
 $43,020,298

Social

Likes (2021)
African Centre for Technology Studies
 938
Kenya average
 16,875
Global average
 31,384
Likes (2019)
African Centre for Technology Studies
 865
Twitter
Followers (2021)
African Centre for Technology Studies
 2,883
Kenya average
 12,097
Global average
 18,429
Followers (2019)
African Centre for Technology Studies
 2,685
Followers (2017)
African Centre for Technology Studies
 2,273
Subscribers (2021)
African Centre for Technology Studies
 29
Kenya average
 1,769
Global average
 5,254
Subscribers (2019)
African Centre for Technology Studies
 7
LinkedIn
Followers (2019)
African Centre for Technology Studies
 214
Kenya average
 14,407
Global average
 6,628

Data notes

Last updated: 17/05/2021
Data sources consulted: Information supplied by organisation, Organisation´s website
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