Knowledge Building and the Advancement of Science and Technology in Sub-Saharan Africa, through the two pillars of the institution:

-The Establishment of African Institutes of Science and Technology (AISTs):  These world-class institutes would be established in four regions West, East, South and Central Africa. These institutions would further be supported by centers of excellence as required by each region.

-The Promotion of a Sub-Saharan African Learning Network to enhance broad-based knowledge creation, dissemination and flows across Sub-Saharan African countries through continuing education and the African Knowledge Forum.