Session III – Creating Shared Value

Sakina Kahindi
01 Sep 2022 0

Recording from session III, the Pan-African hybrid RSIF-UM6P University Conference, held on 28 June 2022 in Ben Guerir, Morocco and online.

Theme: Creating Shared Value

Moderator: Dr. Mafini Sarratou Dosso, Chief Economist and Policy Analyst, European Commission Joint Research Centre

Keynote: Building Africa’s STI sector to support industrialisation in Africa. Speaker: Dr. Kamau Gachigi, Executive Director, Gearbox, Pan African Network, an RSIF partner organisation

Respondent: Dr. Ellie Osir, STI Advisor, International Development Research Center (IDRC)

Panel Discussion – Nurturing collaboration between universities and industry – Lessons, experiences and best practice

Introductory remarks: • Ms. Cynthia Orang’o, Grants Officer, RSIF, icipe


● Panelist 1: Prof. Fulufhelo Nelwamondo, CEO of the National Research Foundation, South Africa

● Panelist 2: Prof. Murtala Sabo Sagagi, Dangote Business School, Bayero University, Kano, an RSIF African host university

● Panelist 3: Prof. Azikiwe Peter Onwualu, Prof. and acting President, African University of Science and Technology, Nigeria, an RSIF African host university

● Panelist 4: Mr. Gerard den Ouden, Programme Manager, Science and Technology Expert, GOPAcom


● Dr. Amadou Gouzaye, OCP Africa

● Mrs. Patricia Poku Diaby, CEO, Plot Enterprise LTD