Angola - Science and technology

Security considerations and a severe shortage of skilled personnel have limited Angola's development of its extensive mineral reserves and abundant fertile land. Angola's research institutes include the Cotton Scientific Research Center in Catete, the Agronomic Research Institute in Huambo (founded in 1962), the Institute for Veterinary Research in Lubango (founded in 1965), the Angola Medical Research Institute in Luanda (Founded in 1955), and the Angolan Directorate of Geological and Mining Services in Luanda (founded in 1914). The University Agostinho Neto (founded in 1963) has faculties of sciences, agriculture, medicine, and engineering, and the National Center of Scientific Investigation. In 1987–97, science and engineering students accounted for 24% of college and university enrollments. The National Museum of Natural History and the National Anthropology Museum are located in Luanda.

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Oct 5, 2010 @ 9:09 am
Hi there,

Im a Student at the University of Stellenbosch. Im doing research on angola and why it is so poor. I wanted views on this topic under the following sub headings; Technology, economy, culture, religion. How do theses influence the state that country is in?

Thank you
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Apr 12, 2011 @ 6:06 am
Angola like most of Africa countries is has abandance of mineral rources, oil in particular. to access the socio-economic status in Angola, one need to ask the following questions; are the poverty reduction policies in place; to what exndent is the government channelling resources on these policies. also to take into consideration is who's oil is it?...who is benefiting out of the oil revenue? culture and religion in the case Angola has nothing to do with the socio-economic status of Angola. the civil war in Angola had a serious impact on the situation today. one has to study the economic impact of the civil war.
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Oct 18, 2011 @ 10:10 am
I m currently doing a Pestel Analysis on Angola for a university case.
I was looking forward to hear your point of view on Angola's technological evolution
I do understand that the technology is developing but what is its actual status?
Thank you

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