by Staff

Education in Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields has been identified as a development goal in the global South. STEM oriented economies perform strongly on a number of economic indicators. Currently, there is a shortage of trained scientists in Africa. Many African countries are investing in STEM research and education, with the African Union encouraging its members to spend 1% of their GDP on STEM. 

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Diagram below is a visual representation of the number of STEM education programs/initiatives in specific countries across Africa. (last updated Jan 2017)