RSIF 2021 Virtual Pre-Conference

Start Date: November 16th, 2021

End Date: November 17th, 2021

Venue: Online via Eventbrite on Zoom - see links below

Theme: African-led science, technology and innovation for contributing to the SDGs and stimulating global development

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 This pre-conference will bring together key science, technology and higher education stakeholders, with the objective of i) sharing key relevant advances in science, technology and innovation (STI) and higher education in Africa and globally; and ii) reviewing key achievements and progress of the African government-led Partnership for Skills in Applied Sciences, Engineering and Technology flagship programme, the RSIF to date. The meeting will receive input from participants on how to enhance PASET RSIF’s relevance to countries and contribution to private sector development. The insights will inform RSIF future planning and implementation.

The event is organized by the RSIF ( Regional Coordination Unit, the International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology (icipe) ( in collaboration with University Mohammed VI Polytechnic (

Download pre-conference programme here:
Download speaker profiles here
Access video recording of the pre-conference sessions on the RSIF Youtube channel here.