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      Burkina Faso, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique et Technologique

      The Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique et Technologique (CNRST) is an ICSU member since 1981.

      Created in 1949, the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique et Technologique (CNRST) is a public administrative body. It is attached to the Ministry of Secondary and Higher Education and Scientific Research. Its aims are the following: to contribute to defining and implementing national scientific policy; to develop and carry out programmes of scientific and technological research; to disseminate scientific and technical information; to ensure the connection between Research and Development; to ensure the circulation of scientific and technical information and to participate in the scientific training of researchers. The activities of the CNRST cover many important areas of the socio-economic life of Burkino Faso. The research activities of the CNRST are carried out by 4 institutes: the Environment and Agricultural Research Institute (INERA), the Applied Sciences and Technological Research Institute (IRSAT), the Health Sciences Research Institute (IRSS) and the Institute of Sciences of Society (INSS).

       

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