Ban Ki-moon stresses role of science and technology in Africa’s development

Marking Africa Industrialization Day today, United Nations officials stressed the importance of science, technology and human resources in supporting the continent’s efforts to alleviate poverty and achieve sustainable development. “One of the most effective channels for eradicating poverty, creating wealth and enhancing competitiveness is through the acquisition, adaptation and application of relevant technologies,” said Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon in his message for the Day.

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