|Prime Minister’s Council of Science Advisers Commissioned|
|Written by Administrator|
|Thursday, 29 April 2010 00:00|
Belmopan, 28 April, 2010.
This comes out of a memorandum of understanding signed on March 29, 2010 between the Office of Prime Minister Hon. Dean Barrow and the Petters Research Institute. It is in keeping with the principle that a critical ingredient in economic advancement of developing nations is capacity in science and technology, a principle underscored by the findings of the 2005 United Nations Millennium Task Force.
In accordance with its mission statement, the Prime Minister’s Council of Science Advisers (PM-CSA) will directly advise the Prime Minister and his Cabinet on furthering Belize’s development through practical and environmentally sustainable applications of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) to create economic growth, strengthen education, enhance health, and fortify Belize’s national security.