African Centre for Technology Studies (ACTS)

African Centre for Technology Studies (ACTS)


The Kenya-based African Centre for Technology Studies is an international intergovernmental policy research and outreach institution. Its main areas of work are research and capacity building in the fields of environmental technologies and sustainable development.

With its vision “knowledge for better livelihoods” ACTS works on three programmes:

Biodiversity and Natural Resource Management;

Energy and Water Security; and

Agriculture and Food Security.

ACTS publishes policy briefs and reports on highly relevant topics, such as biofuels regulations in Kenya, and mainstreaming adaptation to climate change in the Ugandan development process.


International / Intergovernmental Organisation

Non Governmental Organisation