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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.
Getting life-changing technologies to the poor
2 Jun 2021
Partnerships and sustainable business models can help scale up technologies needed to improve livelihoods in poor communities and achieve sustainable development goals.
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.
How science, tech and innovation can help beyond the pandemic
15 Jan 2021
International cooperation on the science, technology and innovation frontiers can fast-track sustainable development progress after the COVID-19 crisis, experts say.
Calibrating technology to tackle sustainable development challenges in Africa
11 Dec 2020
Science, technology, and innovation set to boost post COVID-19 recovery as the continent seeks to tap its energy and agricultural sectors as tools for development and growth with UNCTAD’s help.
Top UN economists warn of crises of our own making if global 'megatrends' left unchecked
17 Sep 2020
A report by the UN Economist Networks says climate change, inequalities, urbanization, rapid population changes and the technological revolution will shape our world over the course of this century and calls for an overhaul of the way policies are made.
UN to explore role of science and technology policies in COVID-19 recovery
9 Jun 2020
International collaboration in science, technology and innovation are pegged to drive sustainable development, but policy needs to ensure this is so.