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Science, Technology, and Innovation - Events

World Bank experts in Science, Technology and Innovation-related fields regularly provide expertise to foreign science and technology policy makers and education leaders through presentations and conferences.

Apr. 22The U.S. launch of The New Harvest: Agricultural Innovation in Africa by Professor Calestous Juma


Jun. 15Lecture by Dr. R.A. Mashelkar - More from Less for More: The Imperative of Inclusive Innovation

May 17Lecture by Professor Sir Gordon Conway - Science and Innovation for Development: What Role for the World Bank and other Development Partners?

Dec. 10-112009 Global Forum: Science, Technology and Innovation Capacity Building Partnerships for Sustainable Development

Nov 10-11[Lecture] - Twenty First Century Challenges: The Developing / Developed World Interface
Professor Sir David King, Director of the Smith School of Enterprise and Environment at the University of Oxford. November 30, 2009

Apr 30Dr. Kurokawa Meets with US S&T Leaders at World Bank to Discuss STI Capacity Building Partnerships

AprPresentation - Moving the Boundary of Possibility 
by Marcelo Vasquex, Fundacion Chile

AprPresentation - Weaving Dreams into prosperity: A Story of Value Addition in Rwanda
by Raj-Rajendran
Mar 08Presentation - UNESCO Institute for Statistics (UIS): S&T Statistics programme
Mr. Simon Ellis, Head of Science, Culture, and Communications Statistics at the UNESCO Institute for Statistics (UIS), presents the activities of the UIS Science and Technology program and its future direction. This is one of the key sources for developing country statistics on science, technology, and innovation (STI).

Jan 08Presentation - INNOVATION FOR DEVELOPMENT: The Tokyo International Conference for Africa's Development, the G-8 and Beyond
Dr. Kurokawa serves as Special Advisor to the Cabinet. He is Professor, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies and Professor Emeritus of the University of Tokyo. He is Commissioner of the WHO Commission for Social Determinants of Health and Chairman, Health Policy Institute, Japan.

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