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
 36
Kenya average
 29
Global average
 32
Founded by
Founders: Professor Calestous Juma
Founder gender: All male
Leadership
Leader(s) (2023): N/A
Leader gender: N/A
Leader(s) (2022): Prof. Tom Peter Migun OGADA
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2021): Prof. Tom Peter Migun Ogada
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2022
African Centre for Technology Studies
 51
Kenya average
 36
Global average
 47
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
 30%
Global average
 36%
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
 14
Global average
 43
2019
African Centre for Technology Studies
 49
Financials
2021
African Centre for Technology Studies
 $3,700,000
Kenya average
 $1,318,030
Global average
 $4,687,952
2020
African Centre for Technology Studies
 $4,000,000

Social

Likes (2023)
African Centre for Technology Studies
 1,233
Kenya average
 18,359
Global average
 27,094
Likes (2022)
African Centre for Technology Studies
 1,132
Likes (2021)
African Centre for Technology Studies
 938
Twitter
Followers (2024)
African Centre for Technology Studies
 3,516
Kenya average
 7,377
Global average
 18,119
Followers (2022)
African Centre for Technology Studies
 3,193
Followers (2021)
African Centre for Technology Studies
 2,883
Subscribers (2023)
African Centre for Technology Studies
 79
Kenya average
 3,694
Global average
 6,305
Subscribers (2022)
African Centre for Technology Studies
 43
Subscribers (2021)
African Centre for Technology Studies
 29
Followers (2019)
African Centre for Technology Studies
 214
Kenya average
 13,696
Global average
 6,386

Data notes

Last updated: 30/06/2022
Rating of data accuracy (find out more) : OTT reviewed
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