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UNESCO's science policy schemes face funding crisis

Two initiatives for capacity building in science policy and streamlining global science decision-making have been …

10/12/12

Innovation and R&D 'key to meeting rising food demands'

Research, innovation and training will be crucial to meet rising food demands, says an OECD-FAO report on the …

12/07/12

African women scientists praise fellowship scheme

Finding Kenya's 'super chicken' and extending the shelf-life of pineapple juice are two innovations by African …

09/03/12

Old and new knowledge combine to protect Fiji's fish

Efforts to protect precious marine biodiversity by combining science and local knowledge are difficult but can …

15/02/12

Neglected diseases see cut in research funding

Global funding for R&D on neglected diseases has suffered a blow, with funders pulling out in the wake of the …

08/12/11

'Super wheat' resists devastating rust

New wheat varieties may finally protect against the stem and stripe rust epidemics ravaging crops in the Middle …

17/06/11

More science needed for tackling disasters, says report

Science, new technologies and clever innovations will be vital for transforming the approach to disasters, says a …

29/03/11

Agroecology a 'spectacular' success, says UN expert

Policymakers are neglecting agroecology, which can boost crop yields cheaply through natural methods, a UN expert …

25/03/11

Funders prioritising basic research over applications

Funding for basic research into neglected diseases is up — but it is down for turning research into …

16/02/11

Bill Gates laments lack of urgency in HIV fight

The testing and rolling out of new approaches to AIDS is too complex and time-consuming, Bill Gates says in his …

01/02/11

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