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Main Title The fundamental role of science and technology in international development : an imperative for the U.S. Agency for International Development /
Publisher National Academies, Press,
Year Published 2006
OCLC Number 70193414
ISBN 030910145X; 9780309101455; 0309658594; 9780309658591
Subjects Technical assistance, American. ; Economic assistance, American. ; Science and state--United States. ; Technology and state--United States. ; Technology transfer.
Additional Subjects United States.--Agency for International Development.
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ELBM  HC60.F85 2006 AWBERC Library/Cincinnati,OH 05/28/2013
Collation xiv, 148 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Notes
The Changing Context for Foregn Assistance -- Shared Benefits from the Application of Science and Technology -- Science and Technology as a Broad Platform for Development -- Payoffs from Investments in S & T -- The Changing Global Environment and Approaches to Foreign Assistance -- Expansion of Assistanc-Related Activities Within the U.S. Government -- USAIDs Role in Supporting S & T Within Foregn Assistance. -- Working Both at the Frontiers and in the Mainstream of S & T -- Can a Strong Science and Technology Presence Be Sustained -- Within USAID? -- 2 Five Development Chalenges -- Child Health and Child Survival -- Safe Water -- Agricultural Research to Reduce Hunger and Poverty -- Miro-economic Reform -- Natural Disasters -- 3 Strengtthening the Science and Technology -- Capacity of Developing Countries -- 4 Capabilities of USAID to Use Science and Technology Effectively -- Eroded Staff Resources -- Steps to Enhance S & T Capabilities Wihhi USAIDN -- 5 Usais Coordination with Oher -- "U-S Government Departments and Agenc Ies. The changing context for foreign assistance -- Five development challenges -- Strengthening the science and technology capacity of developing countries -- Capabilities of USAID to use science and technology effectively -- USAID'S coordination with other U.S. government departments and agencies -- Appendixes. A - L.