Features archive results 1-20 of 43 in Science & Innovation Policy and Innovation policy
A new UN body to advise nations on climate tech may break the deadlock in the long-running debate on transferring technology finds Joanna Carpenter.
FEATURE | 2 May 2013 | EN
As presidential elections near in Venezuela, Andrea Small Carmona reports on the legacy of Hugo Chávez's socialist approach to science.
In the upcoming elections, a political party representing science aims to retain its seat and continue to influence policy, reports Crispin Maslog.
FEATURE | 27 March 2013 | EN
As the annual Indian Science Congress marks its centenary this month (3–7 January) the relevance of its present 'inclusive' form is being questioned, reports Archita Bhatta.
FEATURE | 3 January 2013 | EN
The Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) has spawned a series of agreements and technical phrases.
S. Romi Mukherjee outlines human rights-based approaches to science, technology and development, and what they mean for policy and practice.
Innovations in relief technologies are vital in the world's complex conflict zones. But there are barriers to overcome, writes Imogen Mathers.
FEATURE | 20 September 2012 | EN
Odenildo Sena discusses Brazilian science policy and shares his views on the main challenges for pushing science in the Amazon region.
Frank Rijsberman speaks to Busani Bafana about his plans for the CGIAR Consortium and the importance of agricultural research investment.
FEATURE | 6 July 2012 | EN
Adrian Smith and colleagues explore grassroots innovations, their potential for development and challenges facing practitioners.
SciDev.Net reporters across the developing world describe exciting initiatives aimed at supporting innovation in local communities and remote areas.
As commercial synthetic biology production gathers speed, there are growing calls for greater regulation, reports Yojana Sharma.
Interest is growing in tools and innovations that can ease the workload imposed on women farm workers, report M Sreelata and Naomi Antony.
FEATURE | 12 April 2012 | EN
The state of Lagos has set up an advisory council to guide it towards becoming an innovation hub for West Africa. Emeka Johnkingsley reports.
FEATURE | 1 March 2012 | EN
Princess Sumaya bint El Hassan of Jordan talks to SciDev.Net about hopes for science in the Middle East, science diplomacy and the role of women scientists.
Philippe Mawoko, the first head of the African science observatory currently under construction in Equatorial Guinea, speaks to SciDev.Net about the new institution.
FEATURE | 29 July 2011 | EN
Can recent policies and new programmes tackle Mexico's serious shortage of homegrown science and technology? Cecilia Rosen finds out.
Munyaradzi Makoni explains how an economic crisis and a brain drain have created problems for Zimbabwe's science minister, Heneri Dzinotyiweyi.
FEATURE | 8 April 2011 | EN
Harvard globalisation professor Calestous Juma talks to SciDev.Net about how to get Africa's wealth of innovation making an impact.