The fourth indust..." /> The fourth industrial revolutions stems its growth around the utilization of information in emerging and under performing communities

The fourth industrial revolutions stems its growth around the utilization of information in emerging and under performing communities

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By Jeffrey Murimbechi

The fourth industrial revolutions stems its growth around the utilization of information in emerging and under performing communities says Sean Thulani Sithole.

 

Sithole is the ?Zimbabwe Team Leader, ISIbalo Africa Young Statisticians and  PhD Researcher with the University of the Western Cape, Centre of Excellence in Food Security.

 

Speaking to Capitalk FM’s Jeffrey Murimbechi at the 11th edition of the African Academy of Sciences General Assembly in Pretoria this morning

 

"The issue is for policy makers to make decisions is trying to turn data into policy issues, we have a lot of scientists who have done great research."

"It is no for policy makers to make decision based on that data and scientific research . Here ( at the AAS General Assembly) we are focusing on food, health, energy and water -and we are trying to see the interaction of these fields.

"We focus on the challenges and find out how the scientists who have been doing a lot of research can help policy makers with the research they have done," said Sithole.

 

The AAS General assembly and African Science Forum began has over 4000 delegates comprising of policy makers, research institutes and scientist from all over the world.

 

This year's theme is 'Or history, Impact and the future'.

 

For Zimbabwe, this proves to be a crucial topic of discussion with the country facing challenges with a crippled heath sector, energy and access to clean water among some of the problems facing urban and rural areas.



"It is no for policy makers to make decision based on that data and scientific research . Here ( at the AAS General Assembly) we are focusing on food, health, energy and water -and we are trying to see the interaction of these fields.

"We focus on the challenges and find out how the scientists who have been doing a lot of research can help policy makers with the research they have done," said Sithole.

 

The AAS General assembly and African Sciemce Forum began has over 4000 delegates comprising of policy makers, research institutes and scientist from all over the world. 


This year's theme is 'Or history, Impact and the future'.


For Zimbabwe, this proves to be a crucial topic of discussion with the country facing challenges with a crippled heath sector, energy and access to clean water among some of the problems facing urban and rural areas.

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