Higher Education


TReND – A 3D printer for African labs

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Originally published by trendinafrica.org. 3D printing has been in the news much lately. Although routinely employed in industry and design for more than a decade, 3D printers have recently come to be more and more affordable for private households. Today, build-your-own printer kits typically cost less than...

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Conference report Rheinbach, November 14-15, 2014

  |   Community Square, Entrepreneurship, Higher Education, Research   |   1 Comment

The interest in the 3rd „Universities, Entrepreneurship and Enterprise Development in Africa“ conference was high. With more than 200 registered participants, numerous discussions were held in Rheinbach near Bonn, Germany circulating around new concepts for German-African Cooperation. Akada Network was there to network and connect with other organizations...

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Human Capital Development and Capacity Improvement of Africa’s Higher Education and Research Sector

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For innovation-driven economic growth to occur in Africa there needs to be an existing baseline of human capital capable of creating the knowledge required. And to ensure this innovation-driven growth will have a tangible and sustainable impact on society,output and quality from Africa’s knowledge sector...

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