Although many developing countries are still not major players in space technology, there is a growing recognition that it can be of practical value — in predicting natural disasters or monitoring crops for example.
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As the Obama administration begins a second term, USAID's Alex Dehgan describes how the agency will build on its science-for-development agenda.
Looking through a 'human rights lens' can improve S&T programmes, while S&T can help strengthen human rights work, says lawyer Jessica Wyndham.
Space programmes can assist development work but are they taking cash better spent on ground-based efforts? Talent Ng'andwe investigates.
16 May 2013
The latest studies predict adverse or ineffective outcomes of atmospheric geoengineering, and scientists are calling for better governance.
2 May 2013