POLICY ON SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY. BY: M.B. WILLIAMS DIRECTOR, DEPARTMENT OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY. AIM OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY POLICY.
BY: M.B. WILLIAMS
DIRECTOR, DEPARTMENT OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
This policy formulation process was undertaken through various stages namely ;
needsassessment, S&T situation analysis, sectoral consultations including Parliamentarian round table as well as; district consultations.The main aim was to build a sense of ownership and to develop a policy that is based on national needs and objectives.
The Policy Environment
3.3 Strategy for S&T Funding
3.5.1 Ministry of Communications, Science and Technology
3.5.2Department for Science and Technology
3.6 Policy Facilitation
3.6.6 Ministry Responsible for Tourism, Culture and Environment
New S& T Institutions
Lesotho Innovation Trust Fund ;
Policy formulation is indeed a process. It needs resilience, perseverance and dedication but, above all, readiness to the challenge is; policy implementation and pragmatic action-oriented strategies, integration into the national system of innovation, in line with national goals and objectives , which in turn should improve the well being of Lesotho Citizens