Legislation, policies & strategies

National Space Strategy
To leverage the benefits of space science and technology for socio-economic growth and sustainable development.


SA National Research and Development Strategy
Following the January 2002 Lekgotla, Cabinet directed the Minister of Arts, Culture, Science and Technology to produce a National Research and Development (R&D) Strategy. This R&D Strategy will be a key enabler of economic growth and articulate with other strategies, such as the Human Resource Development Strategy, the Integrated Manufacturing Strategy and the Strategic Plan for South African Agriculture.


South Africa’s 10-Year National Innovation Plan
The purpose of this Ten-Year Innovation Plan is to help drive South Africa’s transformation towards a knowledge-based economy, in which the production and dissemination of knowledge leads to economic benefits and enriches all fields of human endeavour.