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Author Juma, Calestous.
Title Innovation : applying knowledge in development / lead authors Calestous Juma, Lee Yee-Cheong.
Imprint London : Earthscan, 2005.

Subject Technological innovations -- Economic aspects -- Developing countries.
Economic development.
Technology and state -- Developing countries.
Alt Name Yee-Cheong, Lee.
UN Millennium Project. Task Force on Science, Technology, and Innovation.
Description 1 online resource
Note "UN Millenium Project, Task Force on Science, Technology, and Innovation 2005."
"Achieving the Millennium Development Goals."
Contents Foreword; Task force members; Preface; Acknowledgements; Abbreviations; Millennium Development Goals; Executive summary; Part 1: Mapping the terrain; Chapter 1: Developing as learning; Chapter 2: How science and technology can contribute to achieving the Goals; Chapter 3: Innovation and economic advance; Part 2: Gearing up; Chapter 4: Platform technologies with wide applicability; Chapter 5: Adequate infrastructure services as a foundation for technology; Chapter 6: Investing in education in science and technology; Chapter 7: Promoting technology-based business activities.
Summary The Millennium Development Goals adopted at the UN Millennium Summit in 2000 are the world's targets for dramatically reducing extreme poverty in its many dimensions by 2015--income poverty hunger disease exclusion lack of infrastructure and shelter-while promoting gender equality education health and environmental sustainability. These bold goals can be met in all parts of the world if nations follow through on their commitments to work together to meet them. Achieving the Millennium Development Goals offers the prospect of a more secure just and prosperous world for all. The UN Millennium Pro.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 187-194).
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9781849773539 (electronic bk.)
184977353X (electronic bk.)
1423708709 (electronic bk.)
9781423708704 (electronic bk.)
9781844072187
1844072185
OCLC # 60689268
Additional Format Print version: Trust in cooperative risk management. London ; Sterling, VA : Earthscan, 2007 9781844074242 (DLC) 2006100480 (OCoLC)76937409