Developing scientific skills and infrastructure is the first step towards improving a country's ability to use science and technology to promote sustainable development.
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International bodies are offering true research opportunities, but African funding is needed to prepare the ground, writes Linda Nordling.
The next set of development goals should be underpinned by plans to measure progress and results — and to boost data infrastructures.
18 January 2013
The Rio+20 Secretariat's analysis of S&T trends and achievements since the 1992 Earth Summit points to ways of accelerating progress.
16 March 2012
Source: UN Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20)
What does science have to do with NGO practice? Anita Makri explores where they overlap and what stands in the way of fruitful collaboration.
22 May 2013
Budgetary constraints and political apathy have resulted in poor science communication in India, says Archita Bhatta.
21 May 2013