Editorials

Science for development needs stable base in 2008

Developing countries need economic stability and social inclusion to develop — both of which are in jeopardy …

03/01/08

Editorials

Now it's up to Africa

Delay in the implementation of Africa's plan of action for science and technology suggests commitment to act does …

29/11/07

Editorials

Turning the brain drain from threat to opportunity

Europe's recent bid to attract more skilled workers underlines developing countries' need for greater – not …

02/11/07

Editorials

Equipping universities to join the war against poverty

Universities in developing countries should ditch the 'ivory tower' legacy of colonialism and enhance their links …

28/09/07

Editorials

'Biopiracy' requires reasoned treatment

The fight against biopiracy must embrace both legitimate science and social justice if biodiversity itself is not …

14/09/07

Editorials

Africa needs better data to combat global warming

Effective adaptation strategies will require reliable scientific data both on the nature of climate change and on …

01/08/07

Editorials

Scientific literacy for parliaments: an essential tool

Improving scientific literacy in developing countries' parliaments would boost sustainable development.

06/07/07

Editorials

Africa must create its own biotechnology agenda

Building public support for genetically modified crops in sub-Saharan Africa means developing a homegrown solution …

12/06/07

Editorials

G8 needs more 'joined-up' thinking on science

At its global summit next week the G8 needs to build on the work of its predecessors, putting science and …

01/06/07

Editorials

World Bank must show political independence

The row over the World Bank president's behaviour reinforces the need to safeguard its lending policies from …

18/05/07

Editorials

Science needs effective democracy to thrive

Last month's presidential elections in Nigeria have cast a shadow over the country's efforts to promote science …

02/05/07