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Technologies and Innovations for Development : Scientific Cooperation for a Sustainable Future

Author: Jean-Claude Bolay; Magali Schmid; Gabriela Tejada; Eileen Hazboun
Publisher: Paris : Springer Paris, 2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2012View all editions and formats
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Technological innovation -- combined with scientific research -- has always constituted a driving force of transformation in our societies. At the same time, it is no longer simply possible to transfer technologies from the North to the South; it is also essential to consider technical innovations that are adapted to the social, environmental, cultural and economic conditions of receiving countries, and which can be  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Printed edition:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jean-Claude Bolay; Magali Schmid; Gabriela Tejada; Eileen Hazboun
ISBN: 9782817802688 2817802683 1280787740 9781280787744 9786613698131 661369813X
OCLC Number: 783118272
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Chapter 10: The Contribution of Science and Technology to Meeting the Challenge of Risk and Disaster Reduction in Developing Countries: From Concrete Examples to the Proposal of a Conceptual Model of "Resiliencery Vulnerability"; Chapter 11: Peri-Urbanisation and the Vulnerability of Populations to the Effects of Climate Change in Southern Vietnam: Innovating Solutions in Research; Chapter 15: Application of Soil Moisture Model to Marula (Sclerocarya birrea): Millet (Pennisetum glaucum) Agroforestry System in Burkina Faso.
Responsibility: edited by Jean-Claude Bolay, Magali Schmid, Gabriela Tejada, Eileen Hazboun.

Abstract:

Technological innovation -- combined with scientific research -- has always constituted a driving force of transformation in our societies. At the same time, it is no longer simply possible to transfer technologies from the North to the South; it is also essential to consider technical innovations that are adapted to the social, environmental, cultural and economic conditions of receiving countries, and which can be appropriated by their potential users and as such prove to be real technologies for fostering development. The first International Scientific Conference on the topic organized by t.

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