Applied research as opposed to fundamental research. Fundamental research is of paramount importance for the development of science. Just as fundamental research, applied research also helps to acquire new knowledge, with immediate application. African countries must seek to understand what others have done and immediately apply them to progress and develop their economies. It makes no sense to engage in a kind of competition with developed countries that invest astronomical sums of money for fundamental research. We believe that African countries must invest at least 80% of their research budgets already rather insignificant to support applied research. Doing research with immediate economic prospects for supporting industries. Africa must produce if we want to solve our problems. All disciplines are involved:
Medicine, etc ...