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The NCST has developed a 2015 Vision for S & T that is consistent with, and supports the national vision.
In 2015, Science and Technology is being used to maximize the potential of Jamaica’s human resources. There is widespread Science and Technology education and a culture of Science and Technology for national development, and sustainable natural resource utilization. This has resulted in sustainable agriculture and food security, wealth, and a better quality of life for Jamaicans.
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The Mission of the NCST is to formulate a strategic partnership towards advancing the implementation of the national science, technology and innovation (ST&I) policy and playing a fundamental role in the creation of wealth and improving the quality of life for Jamaicans.
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As a co-ordinating organization, NCST’s success is measured by the collective performance of the S&T sector. The following Strategic Objectives establish desired achievements of the S&T sector in order to ensure the achievement of the National Vision. The NCST plays a coordinating role in ensuring that all players in the S&T sector subscribe to, and play their part in achieving the strategic objectives.
- To build awareness of the relevance and importance of scientific and technological innovation in Jamaica’s growth and development.
- To contribute to Jamaica’s sustainable development by creating an enabling environment which facilitates the building of its ST&I capacity.