Togo: Government examines innovation-focused draft bill

Economic governance
Friday, 23 December 2022 13:03
Togo: Government examines innovation-focused draft bill

(Togo First) - On December 21, 2022, the council of ministers of Togo examined a draft bill that would help the country boost innovation, with a focus on the digital sector. 

This draft bill emerges amidst efforts to modernize the Togolese economy and develop digital activities in the public and private sectors, for the good of people and businesses, reads the council’s minutes.

According to the government, the draft bill will be further examined during the next council of ministers, before it is sent to the parliament. The document, the authorities stressed, aligns with their interest in innovation, especially regarding youth and entrepreneurship.

A few days ago, the ministry for grassroots development launched the first edition of Togo Youth Innovation Week. The event, which is set to take place on December 27-30, 2022, aims to bridge youth, innovation, and job opportunities, with a focus on research, science, innovation, and entrepreneurship. “Innovation at the root of a strong, inclusive, and prosperous economy” is the theme picked for the first edition.

Ayi Renaud Dossavi

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