publication . Article . 2007

Shaping scientific excellence in agricultural research

Joanna Chataway; David Wield; James R. Smith;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2007 Journal: International Journal of Biotechnology, volume 9, page 172 (issn: 0963-6048, eissn: 1741-5020, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Inderscience Publishers
Abstract
Science and technology - and particularly biotechnology - are increasingly central to development agendas in Africa and elsewhere. Implicit within the centralitiy of science and technology lie a set of policy issues regarding how best to shape contextually appropriate, innovative and sustainable science and technological products in, with and for developing countries. The work of the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR) is a case in point and we draw our empirical material from the evolution of two biotech bovine vaccine development programmes housed in a CG centre. In the paper, we seek to show tha broadening our understanding of sc...
Subjects
free text keywords: Agriculture, business.industry, business, Public administration, Political science, Developing country, Sustainability science, Excellence, media_common.quotation_subject, media_common, Centrality, Scientific excellence, Development policy, Science policy
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