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:
http://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
Government
Institutional affiliations
Independent
Year founded
1988
Age (years)
African Centre for Technology Studies
 33
Kenya average
 28
Global average
 31
Leadership
Leader(s) (2017): Cosmas Milton Obote Ochieng ( Executive Director)
Leader gender: Male

Social

Likes (2019)
African Centre for Technology Studies
 865
Kenya average
 9,224
Global average
 24,405
Twitter
Followers (2019)
African Centre for Technology Studies
 2,685
Kenya average
 7,312
Global average
 15,113
Followers (2017)
African Centre for Technology Studies
 2,273
Subscribers (2019)
African Centre for Technology Studies
 7
Kenya average
 540
Global average
 5,924
Followers (2019)
African Centre for Technology Studies
 214
Kenya average
 13,951
Global average
 6,912

Data notes

Last updated: 10/10/2017
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): Authenticated
Data sources consulted: Organisation´s website, Think tank list
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