Human Development Report 2001: Making New Technologies Work for Human Development

Human Development Report 2001: Making New Technologies Work for Human Development

by United Nations
     
 
New technologies hold the promise of tackling the most pressing needs of human development: vaccines for HIV and malaria, drought-resistant seeds for sub-Saharan Africa, sustainable energy sources for the 2 billion people who have no access to electricity and accessible information technologies for people currently marginalized by the digital divide. The Human

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New technologies hold the promise of tackling the most pressing needs of human development: vaccines for HIV and malaria, drought-resistant seeds for sub-Saharan Africa, sustainable energy sources for the 2 billion people who have no access to electricity and accessible information technologies for people currently marginalized by the digital divide. The Human Development Report 2001 explores the evolving and complex trends of how technology is shaped, created and owned and proposes bold new ideas for ensuring that the needs of the world's poor people are not left on the sidelines.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940014695473
Publisher:
United Nations
Publication date:
06/18/2012
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
278
File size:
19 MB
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