The Deputy Development Director at the British High Commission in Nigeria, Susan Mshana,  says the LIBSENSE program aligns with the UK government’s vision for Science, Technology & Innovation (ST&I) and its commitment to open science.

Speaking at the 8th LIBSENSE Open Science Symposium in Abuja, Ms Mshana stressed in her opening address that the UK government has made ST&I and open science a central pillar of its policy, recognising their potential to uplift the world’s poorest and promote shared prosperity.

To demonstrate this commitment, the UK actively pursues open bilateral and multilateral partnerships and ongoing work through the African Science Granting Councils Initiative (SGCI) to leverage ST&I to tackle modern global challenges such as health pandemics, food insecurity, climate change, and more.

Read more on the LIBSENSE website.