In the peaceful resolution of conflicts and the transformation of society, science and technology are key, in the measure that they contribute and contribute in achieving sustainable development, employment creation, greater social cohesion and improved prospects for building peace, by fostering entrepreneurship, innovation, the development of cutting-edge technologies and the technological development of the productive sectors.
The science, technology and innovation (STI) are important for a fast economic recovery and sustainable in the areas most affected by the conflict, to promote new productive activities, to encourage improvements in capabilities and encourage processes that promote new revenue, which will ensure revenue, strengthen profitable activities, to avoid violent acts, and that a return to the conflict, to ensure social inclusion effective, greater equality in society and effective transformation of citizens by valuing peace as a strategy of development and economic growth.
CTI seeks solutions to solve the problems of humanity where they must strengthen peaceful and sustainable societies. In a word: science works for the development and well-being of societies where the formulation of an ITC policy should not be disconnected from a strategy to maintain peace and its contribution to reintegration through technical-scientific solutions for innovation and entrepreneurship that require socio-economic development; the formulation of adequate governance; transparency in the performance of institutions that manage justice and security; a culture of truth, justice and reconciliation and peace education that developed together ensure that the causes of the conflict are resolved and the STI contributes to the country’s socio-economic progress.
The indicators on high-level training that are fundamental to the resolution of Colombia’s problems that are calculated by the Colombian Science and Technology Observatory that consults the country’s main agencies regarding the award of scholarships, credits and scholarships credit for doctoral Training indicate that in the country about 1000 grants are awarded for doctoral Training per year and in the last ten years 7967 have been awarded, where the training premium (by area of knowledge according to the OECD classification) in social sciences and humanities (26.4)%), Engineering and technology (24.7%) and natural and Exact Sciences (22.9%) indicating the strengthening of competencies in these areas that are vital to build peace, strengthen economic growth and promote the sustainable development of the country. In this context, however, it is important to promote training in other areas that are key to the country, such as the Agricultural Sciences, where only about 6% of the aid for doctoral Training is granted and which is fundamental to the improvement of the productive chains and the competitiveness of the country’s rural areas, which are fundamental to achieving and consolidating a lasting peace with opportunities, greater equality and social cohesion.