Culture Science and Technology

Where
Nigeria
When
2017
Who
Federal Ministry of Science and Technology and its agency,National Board for Technology Incubation and also Federal Ministry of Information and Culture
Key objectives of the measure:

To integrate Culture,Science and Technology as a tool for survival within the environment;

To encourage indigenous technological innovations;

To sensitize and train the indigenous technologists on global best practices on technology

Scope of the measure:
Local, Regional, National, International
Nature of the measure:
legislative, regulatory, financial, institutional
Main feature of the measure:

Encourage continuous research into our indigenous technological systems and cultural assets in order to harmonize them with contemporary technological innovations;

Create an enabling environment for introducing modern technology at the rural communities;

Encourage the establishment of research and training centres to enhance the preservation,promotion and development of indigenous technology;

Encourage the integration of indigenous technology into educational curriculum.

Results expected through the implementation of the measure:

Harmonized technological system which consist  of the indigenous traditional and contemporary innovations;

Adoption of modern technology in rural communities;

Research and training centres on cultural assets and technology

Financial resources allocated to implement the measure:

National Statutory budgetry Allocation and funds from Bank of Industries for small and medium scale enterprises.

Goal(s) of UNESCO's 2005 Convention
Cultural Domain(s)
Multi-domain