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    DEVELOPMENT OF THE EAST AFRICAN REGIONAL POLICY FOR SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY AND INNOVATION

    Key Informant Interview Guide for Implementation Level Stakeholders

    Key Respondents: Academic/Research institutions, National STI policy implementing institutions, STI Innovators and Entrepreneurs, private sector

    STAKEHOLDER INFORMATION:

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    1. Which STI activities do you engage in in your institution?
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    1. List the policies and strategies that guide implementation of STI activities in your Institution? (these can be institutional, national, regional or global)
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    1. On a scale of 1 to 5 (1 being the lowest and 5 the highest), to what extent do you consult your national STI policy?
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    1. What gaps have you identified in your national STI policy?
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    1. What challenges have you encountered in implementation the national STI policy in your country?
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    1. What measures can be undertaken to address these challenges?
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    1. Does your Institution have strategies and frameworks to guide STI activities? (Tick where appropriate)
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    1. What gaps have you identified in these strategies and Institutional frameworks?
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    1. What challenges have you encountered in implementing the above strategies and institutional frameworks?
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    1. What measures can be taken to address these challenges?
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    1. What indicators do you use to monitor and evaluate the national STI policy in the country?
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    1. How relevant are the following indicators in implementation STI activities within your institution?
    Industry-science linkages
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    Patented innovations
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    Research and Development in STI
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    Expenditure on STI in relation to country’s budget
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    Technology export performance
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    STI aiding private sector and business performance
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    Gender mainstreaming in STI activities
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    Youth involvement in STI activities
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    1. List other indicators you consider relevant to monitoring STI policy implementation in your country.
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    1. Do you have any collaboration linkages with other institutions in relation to STI?
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    Collaborating Institution
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    Details of Collaboration
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    Benefits for collaboration
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    1. What policy support measures exist in your institution to foster innovation and entrepreneurship?
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    1. Suggest other STI policy support measures that can be adopted at Institutional, National and Regional level?
    Institutional
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    National
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    Regional
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    1. List 3 Institutions in order of importance which have aided implementation of the STI policy and mainstreaming it in the national decision making systems.
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    1. On a scale of 1-5 (1 being the lowest and 5 highest), how would you rate your institution with regard to implementing your country’s National STI policy?
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    1. Do you have a strategy of Human Resource Development in STI?
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    1. If yes, highlight six key aspects of the strategy that are supporting STI human capacity development
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    1. On a scale of 1-5 (1 being lowest and 5 highest), rate your uptake of STI as an individual
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    1. Suggest areas where you as an individual feel you can be developed further in the area of STI?
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    1. What role do you play in improving the capacity of others in the area of STI?
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    1. How did you find out about the National STI policy?
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    1. Have you participated in disseminating the national STI policy to others?
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    1. If yes, how?
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    1. Suggest effective channels of disseminating the national STI policy to relevant stakeholders
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    About the EAC Regional STI Policy

    1. Do you think an East Africa Regional Policy for STI would impact your institution? (tick appropriately)
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    1. What opportunities for your country would result from implementing a regional STI policy?
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    1. List at least four priority areas which you think a good regional STI policy should aim to address?
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    1. Suggest strategies for gender mainstreaming in the EAC Regional STI Policy
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    1. Suggest strategies for harnessing youth participation in implementation of EAC STI policy in your country
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    1. Suggest possible objectives of a good regional STI policy
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    1. Suggest mechanisms for mainstreaming a Regional STI policy in the key decision making processes in your institution
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    1. Suggest ideas for STI human capacity development in your institution that can be mainstreamed into the EAC Regional STI policy
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    1. Give suggestions on how the EAC Regional STI policy can be communicated and rolled out across stakeholders in the EAC member states
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    1. Suggest possible strategies that can be adopted to ensure timely stakeholder buy-in of the EAC Regional STI policy with in the EAC member states
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    1. What indicators can be adopted for monitoring and evaluation of the EAC Regional STI policy?
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    1. What strategies can be employed by EASTECO to ensure that the EAC Regional STI policy is implemented by the EAC member states and mainstreamed in the decision making systems with in the states?
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    1. Suggest ideas you would like to see included in a regional STI policy for EAC?
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