Bob Day

 

Dr. Bob Day is ILI Senior Advisor, specializing in the appropriate applications of science, technology and innovation (STI) to the eradication of poverty. He currently heads up his own consulting firm, Non-Zero Sum Development. Dr. Day   received his Ph.D. at Imperial College (London), is currently acting as Special Advisor to the Mozambican Minister of Science and Technology in developing and implementing their National S&T Strategy (MOSTIS).   He is actively involved in the ongoing development of the strategic STI relationships between the Finnish and South African public, research, private and civil sectors.    He is assisting NEPAD, the CGIAR and regional stakeholders in the development of ReSAKSS, a Pan-African knowledge system of systems for agricultural development.   Prior to that, Dr. Day was Executive Director of ICT at UNISA (Pretoria).   He has consulted to UNESCO, UNDP, UNECA, IDRC, World Bank (InfoDev), Imfundo (DFID), ILI, ILRI, CSIR, HSRC, as well as several private sector organisations.

 

Education: PhD: Imperial College, London

Areas of Expertise: science, technology and innovation (STI) and the eradication of poverty

Literacy.org involvement: Senior Advisor