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What is 'Industry 4.0' and what will it mean for developing countries?
3 May 2022
By Shamika N. Sirimanne, Director of Technology and Logistics, UNCTAD
Promoting use of technology to tackle urban problems
22 Mar 2022
More developing countries could use satellites and other technologies to solve urban sustainability challenges, such as providing water to a growing population.
UN to debate how science and technology can boost COVID-19 recovery
22 Mar 2022
Industry 4.0 and the challenges of sustainable urban development will be in focus at the 25th session of the UN Commission on Science and Technology for Development.
Why global cooperation on science, technology and innovation is more crucial than ever
13 Dec 2021
Unlocking the potential of Industry 4.0, or the fourth industrial revolution, in a post-pandemic world requires stronger global collaboration to ensure all countries have access to the technology and skills necessary.
How blockchain can power sustainable development
22 Jul 2021
By Shamika N. Sirimanne and Clovis Freire, UNCTAD
Developing countries use space technology to combat food insecurity
11 Jun 2021
UNCTAD fosters South-South cooperation to build developing countries’ know-how on using satellite data to monitor crop conditions for better agricultural productivity.
Building post-pandemic resilience through science, technology and innovation
12 May 2021
UN leaders, led by Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed, and experts meet to examine how new technologies can improve people’s daily lives as the world recovers from the COVID-19 crisis.
Social activism needed to rein in tech’s destructive elements
13 Apr 2021
Civil society can lead a global movement to steer the tech agenda towards inclusive and sustainable development, experts say.
Countries look to satellite technology to tackle food insecurity
24 Mar 2021
Science, technology and innovation solutions hope to boost food security in developing countries as they seek ways to bounce back from COVID-19.