Knowledge Repository


During its implementation period from 2017 until 2022, the Southern Africa Innovation Support Programme (SAIS 2) engaged in various activities to build the Southern African innovation ecosystem's knowledge base and to support innovation and entrepreneurship in Botswana, Namibia, South Africa, Tanzania, and Zambia. 

This page features a selection of communications and publications from this period. Please feel free to download and share. 


About SAIS 2 and the SAIS 2 Innovation Fund


SAIS 2 and SAIS 2 Innovation Fund Brochures

Calls for Proposals


SAIS 2 Projects

Three cohorts of projects were selected for grant funding. Download the CfP 3 Call Document and project booklets here.

RE:innovation Foresight Training


As part of the RE:innovation Challenge, SAIS 2 in partnership with Viridian hosted online foresight training for municipalities and innovation support organisations based in Botswana, Namibia, South Africa, Tanzania, and Zambia. 

Below, you can watch all of the foresight training videos and download the foresight training manual. 


Introduction to Strategic Foresight Handbook

The Southern Africa Innovation Collective



SAIC/Connected Hubs Knowledge Products


Proactive Support Programme

Click here to be taken to our free online Inclusive Innovation course

Ecosystem Study

Annual Southern Africa Innovation Forum