African Centre for Technology Studies (ACTS)

The African Centre for Technology Studies (ACTS) is a pioneering development research think tank on harnessing applications of science, technology and innovation policies for sustainable development in Africa.

Latest publications

Building Science Systems in Africa: Conceptual Foundations and Empirical Considerations

Assessing Science Technology and Innovation Metrics in Africa

Political Economy Insights for Science System Transformations in Sub-Saharan Africa

Making Climate Finance Work For Africa: Using NDCs to Leverage Climate Finance for Innovation Systems Building

Using Climate Relevant Innovation-system Builders to Enhance Access to Climate Finance for NDC Delivery: Insights from the CRIBs 2017 East Africa Policy Makers' Workshop

Making Climate Finance Work for Africa: Using NDCs to leverage Climate Relevant Innovation System Builders (CRIBS): Training Brief 2: Using CRIBS (Climate Relevant Innovation-system Builders) to Implement NDCs

Making Climate Finance work for Africa: Using NDC's to Leverage Climate Relevant Innovation System Builders (CRIBS): Training Brief 1: Why Focus on Building Innovation Systems?

The Untapped Potential of Solar Energy in Kenya: Factors Limiting the Integration of Solar PV into the Electricity Grid

Factors Influencing Sustained Use of Efficient Cook Stoves and Solar Lighting Solutions: A Case Study from Kenya

The African Technopolitan May 2016 Special Issue: 3D Printing Africa's Development

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