Science and Innovation for Development

This book aims to show how science can contribute to international 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.

Published 1 January 2010