Friday, July 27, 2007

Poor nations need more science

From a BBC report:

Poor nations are being sapped of the technology they need to break the poverty trap and catch up with the rest of the world, the UN has said.

Its trade and development agency Unctad used its annual report on Least Developed Countries to look at the role of science, technology and innovation.

Rather than being luxuries, they are necessities to help economies that are underdeveloped to grow, Unctad argues.
Could not agree more!
The full report is available for download free here. Have not read it yet as it is substantial...

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