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Science & technology in Latin America and the Caribbean

Penelope Gobel

Science & technology in Latin America and the Caribbean

co-operation for development

by Penelope Gobel

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Published by UNESCO-Montevideo Pub. in Paris .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Latin America.,
  • Caribbean Area.,
  • Latin America,
  • Caribbean Area
    • Subjects:
    • Science and state -- Latin America.,
    • Science and state -- Caribbean Area.,
    • Technology and state -- Latin America.,
    • Technology and state -- Caribbean Area.,
    • Science and state -- Latin America -- International cooperation.,
    • Technology and state -- Caribbean Area -- International cooperation.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 86).

      Other titlesScience and technology in Latin America and the Caribbean
      Statement[compiled by Penelope Gobel].
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQ127.L38 G63 1996
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvii, 127 p. :
      Number of Pages127
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL741514M
      LC Control Number97133469

      INGSA Latin America and Caribbean In late June , INGSA hosted a highly successful workshop in Buenos Aires on enhancing capacities for science advice to policymakers in South America. INGSA was also proud to announce the foundation of an INGSA Latin America Chapter that will continue to assist development of evidence-informed policy. Benchmarking countries - Latin America and the Caribbean The ASTI benchmarking tool enables cross-country comparisons and rankings of key agricultural R&D spending and capacity indicators. Read More titled Benchmarking countries - Latin America and the Caribbean.

      Founded in , the Canadian Journal of Latin American and Caribbean Studies (CJLACS) publishes distinguished research and debates on Latin America and the CJLACS makes an important contribution to furthering knowledge about these regions in Canada and around the world. It offers scholars, graduate students, and independent researchers a .   It is also consistent with the findings of a recent World Bank study: “At a Crossroads: Higher Education in Latin America and the Caribbean”, which found that some Chilean technicians with a two-year degree in select fields, such as arts, science, and technology, have education returns that are only slightly lower than those of.

      In , the world's first UNESCO Centre for Scientific Co-operation was established: the Regional Bureau for Science and Technology for Latin America and the Caribbean, based in Montevideo. About UNESCO. UNITED NATIONS CONFERENCE ON TRADE AND DEVELOPMENT ECONOMIC COMMISSION FOR LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN Peru New York and Geneva, Human resources indicators for science, technology and innovation for Latin America, Expenditure on Scientific and Technological Activities (STA) in millions of File Size: 6MB.


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