Can India Lead the Way on Innovation?

A leading Indian scientist has called on developing nations to adopt affordable and less complex methods of innovation to boost development and address poverty.

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  • Africa:  Patent Laws Key to Drug Innovation, Argues Report

    SciDev.Net, 28 November 2012

    Pharmaceutical innovation in middle-income countries such as Brazil and India could be boosted by stronger enforcement of intellectual property laws and by building up research ... read more »

  • Africa:  Why Fast Growth Does Not Always Bring Development

    AfricaPlus, 2 January 2013

    Richard Joseph explores how "discordant development" - deepening inequalities and rapid progress juxtaposed with group distress - is often one of the root causes of uncertainty, ... read more »

  • Africa:  Bamboo Fuel Strikes Fire in Africa

    AlertNet, 28 November 2012

    What do wood floors, t-shirts, beer, fire-proof ceilings, window-blinds, bicycles, chopsticks, and the veneer on the inside of a luxury car have in common? They can all be made ... read more »

  • Africa:  Kenya Launches World's First Climate Innovation Centre

    ThinkAfricaPress, 4 October 2012

    Can Kenya's Climate Innovation Center encourage business growth and sustainable climate change solutions? read more »