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Technology Policy and Practice in Africa

International Development Research Centre (Canada)

Technology Policy and Practice in Africa

by International Development Research Centre (Canada)

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Published by IDRC (International Development Research Cent .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Central government policies,
  • Industry & Industrial Studies,
  • Technology, Engineering, Agriculture, Veterinary Science,
  • Industries - General,
  • Business / Economics / Finance,
  • Africa,
  • Case studies,
  • Technology and state,
  • Technology transfer,
  • Science/Mathematics

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsMichael Osita Ogbu (Editor), Banji O. Oyeyinka (Editor), Hasa Mfaume Mlawa (Editor), Osita M. Ogbu (Editor), Oyebanji Oyelaran-Oyeyinka (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages383
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11268164M
    ISBN 100889367906
    ISBN 109780889367906

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Technology Policy and Practice in Africa by International Development Research Centre (Canada) Download PDF EPUB FB2

Hasa Mfaume Mlawa has a doctorate in technology policy studies from the University of Sussex and is an associate professor in technology policy studies and director of the Institute of Development Studies at the University of Dar-es-Salaam.

He has published his research on technology policy and industrial development in sub-Saharan Africa. Technology policy and practice in Africa. [Michael Osita Ogbu; Banji Oyelaran-Oyeyinka; Hasa Mfaume Mlawa; International Development Research Centre (Canada);] -- African economies need deep technological revolutions to bring about rapid structural shifts, to deepen their industry, and build up their endogenous technological capability.

Many countries have full-fledged technology ministries, which are supposed to demonstrate the importance of technology in development and articulate an enabling technology-policy environment.

Although the evidence is of mixed value, some of the case studies in this book will demonstrate that the basic role of the government in coordinating and evaluating technology acquisition and use has. Redefinition of science and technology policies is urgently needed.

Africa should not circumvent the use of science and technology in the quest for development, but it is crucial that African policy makers determine in whose interests science and technology will be by: 2.

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Book Description. This handbook presents an extensive new overview of African development – past, present and future. It addresses key core themes and topics that are pertinent to the continent’s development – including sections on history, health and food, politics, economics, rural and urban development, and development policy and practice.

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In exploring the hunt as a mobile space for work and education, Mavhunga’s book — “Transient Workspaces: Technologies of Everyday Innovation in Zimbabwe,” just published by MIT Press — is a call for a historical rethinking about the meaning, prevalence, and application of technological innovation in Africa.

This topic contains articles related to technology, science, information technology (IT) and matters related to the internet and communications. As new technologies enter our day to day lives, new opportunities and crimes follow suit.

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Education Policy Education policy is high on the agenda of governments across the world. global The book develops a powerful framewok for policy analysis and seeks to apply this to the formulation and implementation of policy in a range of Policy into practice: citizehsip and social justice 65 Policy into practice: accountability 91File Size: KB.

is a platform for academics to share research papers. The policy of local economic development (LED) is currently attracting considerable attention in government and development circles in South Africa.

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