Promoting common ground in research
scientific and technological thinking


Establish a national system that promotes, develops, coordinates and informs RSTI* towards a knowledge-based society

*Research, Sciences, Technology, Innovation

Explanation: The emphasis is on creating a systematic approach that links and coordinates stakeholders in a delivery funnel towards achieving optimal RSTI relevant deliverables and in that process furthers meaningful progress towards a knowledge-based society (socio-economic system/society)


To achieve 2% of GDP invested in R&D in Namibia by 2018 to meaningfully support Vision 2030

Explanation: The vision attempts to galvanize the various stakeholders and mechanisms/means that make up the funnel towards the creation of RSTI deliverables into an R&D commitment and spend that as a lead indicator will further socio-economic development in the context of a knowledge-based economy.