IFIA AFRICAN INVENTOR
NETWORK TO FOSTER INNOVATION AND DEVELOPMENT
This is a working group of IFIA. It consists of African IFIA
members which declare their participation on the IFIA AFRICAN INVENTOR
The Network means that it is part of IFIA, under the
direct authority of the President, and the control of the Executive
The Network will therefore :
implement activities decided by the General Assembly (GA) or the
act under the general or specific instructions of the President,
suggest new activities to the President,
report directly to the President.
The geographic sphere of competence of the Network
will be the African continent.
Functions and Activities
The main functions of the Network will be to :
a/ Develop relations between member associations
b/ Establish and maintain good and regular contacts with African patent
c/ Establish and maintain relations with the African
No additional fees will be requested by IFIA from its members,
The expenses of the Network will be paid from the
IFIA Budget and the Network members.
The Network must remain a neutral body, as is the
IFIA of which it is part. This means that the Department will :
not advance the cause of any specific country or group of
implement the policies decided by IFIA GA and/or ExCo.
The Network members elect a Main Coordinator who
organizes the work and represents the members, and Coordinators to assist
Accepted on 12 December 2007 in Niamey, Niger by:
Benin: CIRA, represented by Marius W. Marcos
Burkina-Faso: Association pour la promotion des
inventions des innovations technoloques Burkina Faso, represented by Philipe Yoda
Cameroon: CAI, represented by Tchegou Magelan
Niger: ANPII, represented by Idrissa Souley dr.
Nigeria: NAI, represented by Prince Joel Shaka