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OECD: Achieving the Successful Transfer of Environmentally Sound Technologies

The paper states that in order to successfully transfer environmentally sound technologies, much has to be done both by the developed and developing countries. For example, the paper suggests that there has to be a transfer of know-how, capacity building and technical skills through training. Governments should eliminate tariffs and other trade barriers. Developed countries have to help with financial resources, and new technologies have to be adapted to the recipient country context.

Source: OECD website

Entry submitted by Rosalie Lehel

OECD-UNESCO Workshop on Innovation for Development

See the STEPS Manifesto presentation by Adrian Ely on the STEPS Centre blog, The Crossing.

Workshop: International Science and Technology Cooperation for Sustainable Development

The aims of the workshop were to identify good practices in international science and technology cooperation for sustainable development; attempt to develop indicators of these good practices; identify effective modes for S&T partnerships in the water and energy sectors with specific examples; and recommend approaches for the fuller integration of science and technology dimensions in sustainable development policies. These are summarised in the publication ’Integrating S&T into Development Policies’ published in 2007. Read the full article »

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