Technical Assistance Database: Activity Details

Title: Towards Sustainable Development: Partnership for Innovation and Technological Capacity Building in the Least Developed Countries (LDCs) of Africa
Description: WIPO Development Sector attaches high importance to innovation and technological capacity building of LDCs. More attention is given to support LDCs in their effort to strengthen national innovation institutions and technological capacity building. For LDCs, the approach is to strengthen capacity and building knowledge base for development. In LDCs invention, innovation and creativity can be used as a tool to combat poverty because of the contribution they can make for economic growth and sustainable development. Building technical and scientific skills contributes towards the application of scientific and technical knowledge to overcome social and economic challenges.
Type: Meeting
IP Subject Area: Multiple IP Fields
WIPO Sector: Division for Least Developed Countries
Date From: 26/10/2015 - 28/10/2015
Venue City: Addis Ababa
Venue/Host Country: Ethiopia
Activity held in Language: English

Beneficiary / Participant Countries

Country Name No. of Members / Participants
Burkina Faso 2
Zambia 2
United Republic of Tanzania 2
Uganda 2
Togo 2
Sudan 2
Senegal 2
Sao Tome and Principe 2
Rwanda 2
Mozambique 2
Madagascar 2
Lesotho 2
Guinea-Bissau 2
Gambia 2
Ethiopia 2
Djibouti 2
Benin 2
Angola 2
Total Number of Participants:  36

Owner / Requester

Owner / Requester Name Owner / Requester Type
World Intellectual Property Organization IGO


Organizer Name Organizer Type
World Intellectual Property Organization IGO
Government of Ethiopia Country
United Nations Economic Commission for Africa IGO