ATPS is a multi-disciplinary network promoting the generation, dissemination, use and mastery of science, technology and innovation (STI) for African development, environmental sustainability and global inclusion. Its mission is to improve the quality of STI research, policy and practice for sustainable development in Africa, by Africans and for Africa.
Membership of the ATPS is held at the national chapter levels. Membership comprises policymakers, NGOs (civil society organizations), consultants, research organizations and private sector actors. Two forms of membership are encouraged: institutional membership and individual membership (eg. individual researchers).
The ATPS headquarters are based in Nairobi, Kenya.