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Activities: S&T Cooperation with Africa

On 26th June, the STEPI delegation met Nelson Ijumba, Deputy-Vice Chancellor of University of Rwanda in Kigali, and introduced Korea's S&T development and STEPI’s willingness to cooperate with Rwanda in STI policy. In a meeting with Dr. Ignace Gatare, Director General of the newly-established National Commission of Science and Technology, which oversees STI policy in Rwanda, he requested strong support from STEPI in STI personnel training and S&T institution management. On 29th June, the delegation travelled to University of Rwanda Busogo campus which was renovated in Musaze, and witnessed how the University had invested in agricultural sector in recent years. On the same day, the delegation had a meeting with CEO of Africa Olleh Services, and learned how the Korean telecommunication company managed businesses in ICT field so far. In meetings with the Director of Rwanda KOICA office and the new Ambassador of the Republic of Korea, the delegation learned various levels of recent developments in Rwanda including government policy, economic changes, and society.
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