ATPS is a multi-disciplinary network of researchers, private sector actors, policy makers and civil society actors 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, consultants, research organizations and private sector actors. Two forms of membership are encouraged: institutional membership and individual membership.
The ATPS headquarters are based in Nairobi, Kenya.