Governance concerns a country's capacity to implement public policies and help coordinate the private sector. Effective governance is essential to developing sustainable science and technology policy.
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Conservative traditions, rather than religious belief, seem to be the main barrier to modern science in Muslim countries, says David Dickson.
With the global community gearing up for World Health Day, informal dialogues can build partnerships to drive health policy.
Organising research into different types of knowledge can promote decision-making based on evidence from a range of sources.
27 April 2012
Source: Overseas Development Institute
A study reveals a link between urbanisation and malaria, raising hope that cities sprouting in developing nations will help reduce malaria.
Development experts from the world's least developed countries have launched an independent group to bring local concerns to the UN debating table.
10 May 2013
26 April 2013