Our Vision

To use science, technology and innovation to support the Government of Sierra Leone to deliver on its national development plan effectively and efficiently; and to help transform Sierra Leone into an innovation and entrepreneurship hub.The Directorate of Science, Technology and Innovation (DSTI) sits in the Office of the President and executes its functions through the Office of the Chief Minister

To execute on its mission and objectives, DSTI will seek guidance and external support by working closely with two active Advisory Groups: The InterGovernmental Advisory Board and the Citizens Advisory Group.

To use science, technology and innovation to support the Government of Sierra Leone to deliver on its national development plan effectively and efficiently; and to help transform Sierra Leone into an innovation and entrepreneurship hub.The Directorate of Science, Technology and Innovation (DSTI) sits in the Office of the President and executes its functions through the Office of the Chief Minister

To execute on its mission and objectives, DSTI will seek guidance and external support by working closely with two active Advisory Groups: The InterGovernmental Advisory Board and the Citizens Advisory Group.

Ethos

SOLUTIONS ORIENTED

We are scientists,

technologists, researchers,

artists and more. But we are

problem-solvers first. We

believe that technology and

innovation must be used to

solve problems that impact

the broader society.

OPEN

The biggest challanges

of our time

will not be solved in cubicle by

a long genius.That is why at

DSTI

we believe in openly engaging

with all our partners to

tackle these challanges

AGILE

Every philosopher

has a

wise saying about

time or

the lack thereof.

we agree, and that's why

we think,move,

and build quickly.

FUTURE - FOCUSED

At DSTI,

diversity is not a

checkbox.It is embedded in

how we work.As such,

we enable an enviroment

of open collaboration where

everyone can offer their best and

most fulfilling selves.

PEER LEARNING

Humans and machines have

been pursuing advanced

knowledge since day 0.

YES,

self learning is important,AND

we aspire to intentionally

learn with and form others

too.

COLLABORATIVE

More data has been created in the

paast 2 years than in the entire

human history! The future world for

which we are

creating solutions

today is hard to imagin. So we

must stay focused on

the future

STRATEGIC PILLARS

DECISION MAKING

Enabling real-time

decision support

for public

officials through

state-of-the-art

analytical methods and visualization

SERVICE DELIVERY & CITIZEN ENGAGEMENT

Develop data systems,solutions

and designs that support secure

cross-sector collaboration

and planning with

government ministries

departments and agencies.

DATA SYSTEMS & TECHNOLOGY DESIGNS

Provide citizens

with digital services

and solutions that

enhance their

engagement with

government.

ECOSYSTEM STRENGTHENING

Support the innovation

culture and enhance

a network of researchers,

data scientists and

innovators and entrepreneurs

in SL.