AfDB finances scientific research projects in Angola

Benguela – The African Development Bank (AFDB) is to finance a total of 191 scientific research projects of several Angolan higher education institutions the minister of Higher Education Science Technology and Innovation Maria do Rosario Braganca Sambo said on Friday.

The minister who was speaking at the opening ceremony of the 2020 higher education academic year said the financing is part of the AFDB’s Science and Technology Development Project.

In the meantime the minister defended that only with serious investment in scientific research institutions will improve the quality of higher education innovation and technology transfer.

The Higher Education Ministry the minister said has an ongoing program to support the training of managers of this sector and is taking the first steps towards the creation of a management course.

Maria Sambo underscored that despite of the country’s financial difficulties the government is currently carrying out construction projects to improve the infrastructure of some higher education institutions.

Source: Angola Press News Agency