Invest in human resource, Kadaga tells African govts

The Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga has challenged the Sub-Saharan African countries to invest more in research and development if they are to see economic growth translated into human development.

Ms Kadaga said many African countries spend less than one per cent of their budgets on research and development, particularly in agricultural sector, yet it is the sector that employs the biggest percentage of the population.
“Countries like china and other eastern countries have heavy budget for research and development. It’s only South Africa and Tunisia that have one percent of their budgets allocated to research and development, but the rest of Africans have less than one percent of their funds allocated to research and development. I doubt whether this will help us to…

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