A Decade of Development in Sub-Saharan African Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Research

The World Bank and Elsevier partnered on this report to examine and compare the research enterprise of sub-Saharan Africa from 2003 to 2013, with a special emphasis on research in STEM.

The report focuses on research output and citation impact, regional and international research collaboration, and researcher mobility, all important indicators of the strength of the subcontinent's research enterprise.

While Sub-Saharan Africa has greatly increased both the quantity and quality of its research output over the past decade, countries with comparable levels of research output in 2003 grew even fast over the same period.In addition, Sub-Saharan African research output in STEM lags that of other subject areas significantly.

Subjects, Products & Services: Analytical Services; Collaboration; Evaluating Performance; Measuring Research Performance; Research Landscape Analysis; Research Management

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