Egyptian science faces reform
Egypt prime Minister has announced a change in policy on science and technology in Egypt.
Prime minister Ahmed Nazif has said he wants the budget for research increased up to tenfold
A new plan to restructure and strengthen science funding is to be designed.
There is a proposal "to create a new science and technology council, chaired by the prime Minister and made up of scientists, cabinet members and representatives from the private sector. The council has been charged with developing a plan to stimulate science and increase spending to at least one per cent of GDP."
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