Can Emerging Technologies Make a Difference in Development?

Title

Can Emerging Technologies Make a Difference in Development?

Role

Editors: Rachel Parker, Richard Appelbaum

Contributing author: Scott Lacy

Files

Document Type

Book

Description/Summary

Scott Lacy is a contributing author, "Nanotechnology and Food Security: What Scientists Can Learn from Malian Farmers", Chapter 8.

Book description: In this innovative and entirely original text, which has been thoughtfully edited to ensure coherence and readability across disciplines, scientists and practitioners from around the world provide evidence of the opportunities for, and the challenges of, developing collaborative approaches to bringing advanced and emerging technology to poor communities in developing countries in a responsible and sustainable manner. This volume will stimulate and satisfy readers seeking to engage in a rich and challenging discussion, integrating many strands of social thought and physical science. For those also seeking to creatively engage in the great challenges of our times for the benefit of struggling farmers, sick children, and people literally living in the dark around the world, may this volume also spark imagination, inspire commitment, and provoke collaborative problem solving.

ISBN

9780415884327

Publication Date

2012

Publication Information

Lacy, Scott (2012). “Nanotechnology and Food Security: What Scientists Can Learn from Malian Farmers” in Can Emerging Technologies Make a Difference in Development?, Rachel Parker and Richard Appelbaum, eds. New York: Routledge. Chapter 8.