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Application of science and technology to development in Africa

Conference on African Governmental Experts on Technical Cooperation among African Countries (1980 Nairobi, Kenya)

Application of science and technology to development in Africa

Conference on African Governmental Experts on Technical Cooperation among African Countries, Nairobi, Kenya, 12-20 May 1980.

by Conference on African Governmental Experts on Technical Cooperation among African Countries (1980 Nairobi, Kenya)

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Published by United Nations Development Programme in [Geneva?] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa
    • Subjects:
    • Science and state -- Africa -- Congresses.,
    • Technology and state -- Africa -- Congresses.,
    • Africa -- Economic policy -- Congresses.

    • Edition Notes

      ContributionsUnited Nations Development Programme.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHC800 .C6574 1980
      The Physical Object
      Pagination4, 70, 4 p. ;
      Number of Pages70
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL753273M
      LC Control Number97148159

      Science, education, and development in sub-Saharan Africa (English) Abstract. Economic development of Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) depends to a large extent on the ability of subsaharan societies to introduce technical change, which in turn is the result of a confluence of many factors: a) scientific and technical knowledge; b) management. Re-engineer the education and skills development system to construct a cohesive, inclusive and productive society. Foster a holistic education that makes of learners upholders of values and resilient, globally-minded citizens. Science & Technology Preparing for the 21st Century Department of Arts, Culture, Science And Technology 4 September TABLE OF CONTENTS PREFACE PART ONE CONTEXT AND SUMMARY CHAPTER 1 The Context Preamble Vision and Goals for an Innovation Policy for South Africa 1. Introduction 2. The Global Context 3. The White Paper in the Government ContextFile Size: 1MB.


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