Applied science are critical drivers in all our lives, i.e. serving as dynamic sources of socio- economic development, climate resilience and, poverty reduction among other factors.
Advances in scientific and technological knowledge make significant improvement in the quality and sustenance of life within and between individuals, households and societies. Hence, the need to strengthen applied for community-wide empowerment which encompasses better livelihoods, improved nutrition together with a climate resilience-driven environment.
This is quite critical given that currently the world is advancing at a rapid pace of development whereby efforts to utilize resources to meet today’s needs should not compromise the needs of future generations.