THE UNITED REPUBLIC OF TANZANIAMINISTRY OF COMMUNICATION, SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGYPRESS RELEASESEMINAR ON KNOWLEDGE BASED ECONOMY AT THE HYATT KILIMANJARO HOTEL, DAR ES SALAAM ON 29
In connection with the visit to Tanzania by the Prime Minister of Finland Hon. Jyrki Katainen and the Minister of International Develoment Hon. Pekka Haavisto the !mbassy of Finland" the Tanzania Ministry of #omm$nication" %cience and Technolo&y and the 'orld (ank will be arran&in& a Knowled&e !conomy %eminar at the Hyatt Kiliman)aro Hotel 'ednesday Jan$ary *+
" *,-. The %eminar/s oenin& remarks will take lace at -01,, hrs. and will incl$de remarks by Prime Minister Katainen and Tanzania2s Minister for #omm$nication" %cience and Technolo&y Hon. Professor Makame Mbarawa. The Knowled&e !conomy %eminar is intended to stren&then the collaboration between Finland and Tanzania in s$ort of Tanzania2s national innovation system. The national innovation system s$orts the develoment of new b$siness concets in Tanzania thro$&h the adatation of international b$siness concets or the develoment of new ones. Technolo&y and learnin& often lay a key role in the rocess. 3 national innovation system that f$nctions well rod$ces innovations that resond to demand from the Tanzanian and the &lobal market. For s$stainable b$siness concets to develo a co$ntry needs a cond$cive b$siness environment. !ntrerene$rs also need access to ideas" mentorin&" skilled labor" key s$liers and risk finance. 4overnment can lay a key role in makin& all of these ieces fall toðer.