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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.
Harnessing the promise of blockchain to change lives
2 Mar 2021
The technology that runs cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin could be used in many applications that contribute to sustainable development, from crop insurance to vaccine supply chains.
Emerging technologies can foster an inclusive COVID-19 recovery
25 Feb 2021
UNCTAD’s Technology and Innovation Report 2021 warns, however, of serious implications for development objectives if poor communities are overwhelmed or left behind by the new technological wave.
A few developing countries overperform on frontier technologies, but most lag behind
25 Feb 2021
Although many low and middle-income economies are unprepared for the new technological wave, some are punching above their weight, and a new UNCTAD report spotlights the overperformers.
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.
Innovation, technology and data boost our power to help the most vulnerable
29 Jun 2020
Written by David Beasley, World Food Programme Executive Director
Space and the profusion of data – the new development frontier?
10 Jun 2020
Written byShamika N. Sirimanne, Director of UNCTAD’s Division on Technology and Logistics
There's more to science than gadgets
7 Jun 2018
Science and technology on their own are nothing, it is what we do with them that is more important to development.
Le prix des promesses du big data pour les pays pauvres
5 Jun 2018
Écrit parIsabelle Durant, Secrétaire générale adjointe de la CNUCED
Technology opens new opportunity, policy makers must prepare for disruption
26 Sep 2016
With global growth now in its sixth flat year, many political leaders - including those that gathered for the G20 Summit in Hangzhou earlier this month - are looking to technology to create jobs and other economic opportunities.