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KMAfrica2009 - Outcomes - Knowledge Management Africa (KMA) Foundation - A New Body to Boost Knowledge Management in Africa
Dakar, 7th May, 2009
African science researchers and policy advisers have agreed to set up a foundation, to be known as the Knowledge Management Africa (KMA) Foundation to promote the use of scientific and other forms of knowledge by both public and private decision-makers in the continent.
The Dakar Declaration released on 7th May 2009 emphasised the need to move from "development rhetoric" to concrete, action-oriented programmes. These include the development of infrastructure and the more efficient use of resources needed to promote sustainable growth in fields such as health and agriculture.
The project is endorsed by a number of African-based banks and is under the auspices of the Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA) based in Johannesburg, South Africa. It is intended to be a focal point for various African initiatives designed to investigate an aspect of using scientific and technical knowledge to promote social and economic progress such as:
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