Science and Innovation for Development

Abstract

This book aims to show how science can contribute to international development. It uses the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) as a framework to address development issues where science is particularly active: agriculture, health and the environment.

The book has 9 main chapters grouped under 3 sections:
Part 1: MOBILISING SCIENCE FOR DEVELOPMENT
Chapter 1 - The Nature of Science and Innovation
Chapter 2 - Appropriate Innovation
Chapter 3 - Building Partnerships for Innovation
PART 2: SCIENCE AND MILLENNIUM DEVELOPMENT GOALS
Chapter 4 - Progress towards the Millennium Development Goals
Chapter 5 - Combating Hunger
Chapter 6 - Improving Health
Chapter 7 - Achieving Environmental Sustainability
PART 3: THE CHALLENGE OF CLIMATE CHANGE
Chapter 8 - The Science of Climate Change
Chapter 9 - Adapting to Climate Change
There is also a short concluding chapter.

Citation

UKCDS, London, UK, ISBN: 978 1 84129 0829, 366 pp.

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