South Africa: Nzimande sees collaborative research key to shift to knowledge-based economy

Higher Education and Training Minister Blade Nzimande says funding for collabo- rative research and development programmes will take precedence over single-body project funding because universities and research bodies must help to broaden and develop the skills of students and people in other organisations to change South Africa from a resource-based economy to a knowledge-based economy.
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16 October 2011