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Mobilizing technology for world development

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Published by Published for the International Institute for Environment and Development and the Overseas Development Council [by] Praeger in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Technology -- International cooperation.,
  • Developing countries -- Technology.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementedited by Jairam Ramesh and Charles Weiss.
    SeriesPraeger special studies
    ContributionsRamesh, Jairam., Weiss, Charles., International Institute for Environment and Development., Overseas Development Council.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination234 p. ;
    Number of Pages234
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14056084M
    ISBN 10003055456X

    Koistinen traces the origins of the military-industrial complex to the emergence of a modern navy at the turn of the century, when building a new fleet of steel, armor, and ordnance required a production team of political leaders, naval officers, and businessmen. Selected Contributions to the D4D challenge sponsored by Orange. Kansa, Morag M. Capacity development: A proposal to improve existing arrangements for fostering the necessary capacity development and technology transfer. Governments, international and regional institutions and donors invest in data, providing resources to countries and regions where statistical or technical capacity is weak; develop infrastructures and implement standards to continuously improve and maintain data quality and usability; keep data open and usable by all.

    And it is governments that are elected to respond to citizens on their choices and priorities. Mobilizers attract and sustain engagement by demonstrating momentum and direction. Toumazou 1. We believe that the data revolution can be a revolution for equality. Rules and standards should be aimed at reducing information inequalities and providing the highest-quality information for all, in the most easily understood format.

    Are the things in place seven elements of an advocacy network in this context to connect and grow the power of both mobilizers and organizers? His legacies will live on through a Lester R. Plan B advocates consuming less animal products, alternatives to car culture, and other ways of reducing consumption that are backed up by hundreds of referenced works. His primary job was to "increase food production in underdeveloped countries. Counts, Kyosung Koo, and Michael K.


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Starting with an expansive introduction and concluding with a series of reflective papers, this volume illustrates how tablets, connectivity, sophisticated software, and powerful computers have transformed field practices and offer potential for a radically transformed discipline.

We need to begin investing in data today as a shared resource that will enable the innovations required to meet the challenges of tomorrow.

Major gaps are already opening up between the data haves and have-nots. His legacies will live on through a Lester R. In this volume, Koistinen examines war planning and mobilizing in an era of rapid industrialization and reveals how economic mobilization for defense and war is shaped at the national level by the interaction of political, economic, and military institutions and by increasingly powerful and expensive weaponry.

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Just when the reader wants to screen that he didn't really want to know exactly how many of certain goods were produced, the author will steer back into the narrative flow with a real-life character who either has the soft touch to persuade people to change their ways for the good of the country, or who is such a stubborn cuss that people would rather give in than put the comfort of the status quo in front of some production goal.

Mobilizers need Mobilizing technology for world development book to weave the base they will work with to get things done. This is a huge loss in terms of the benefits that could be gained from more Mobilizing technology for world development book data and from being able to link data across different sectors.

Rutgers is also hosting the Earth Policy Institute's website so that the information remains available. Meeting one goal the military wanted often meant using resources the military would rather have available for itself.

Further risk arises where collectors of big data do not have sufficient protection from demands from State bodies or interference from hackers. Plattner and Diamond are coeditors of the Journal of Democracy.

We urge the UN Member States and system organisations to dramatically speed up their work in this field to support the global aspiration for sustainable development. This in turn enables individuals, public and private institutions, and companies to make choices that are good for them and for the world they live in.

Existing gaps can only be overcome through new investments and the strengthening of capacities. In this capacity, he advised the secretary of agriculture on his overseas agricultural policies.

He was fascinated by World War II and would borrow day-old papers from the next door farm to follow it. Liberation Technology will prove an essential resource for all students seeking to understand the intersection of information and communications technology and the global struggle for democracy.

Data on many environmental issues is particularly sparse. They have also allowed him to consider global solutions to the many environmental concerns of today. We believe that mobilising the data revolution for achieving sustainable development urgently requires such a standard setting, building on existing initiatives in various domains.

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Kansa 5. In several countries, the public sector is not keeping up with companies, which are increasingly able to collect, analyse and respond to real-time data as quickly as it is generated. Principles and standards One of the key roles of the UN and other international or regional organisations is setting principles and standards to guide collective actions within a global community and according to common norms.

No one should be invisible. Develop systems for global data sharing: Identify areas where the development of common infrastructures to exploit the data revolution for sustainable development could solve capacity problems, Mobilizing technology for world development book efficiencies and encourage collaborations.

The primary aim would be to Mobilizing technology for world development book value to existing institutional setups, accelerating the delivery of their outputs and building new partnerships. What is the Data Revolution for Sustainable Development?

And it is governments that are elected to respond to citizens on their choices and priorities. Early life[ edit ] Brown was born and raised on a farm without running water or electricity in BridgetonNew Jersey near the Delaware River.

Andrew Dufton, Steven J. But despite this significant progress, huge data and knowledge gaps remain about some of the biggest challenges we face, and many people and groups still go uncounted. Because he views the problems associated with nuclear power: costsafetyand waste storageas well as the risks of proliferationhe believes that solar is the only sustainable choice for humanity.Every year, the World Bank's World Development Report takes on a topic of central importance to global development.

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