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Harnessing technologies for sustainable development

Harnessing technologies for sustainable development

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Published by Economic Commission for Africa in Addis Ababa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sustainable development -- Africa.,
  • Biotechnology -- Africa.,
  • Technology -- Africa.,
  • Africa -- Economic conditions.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statement[designed, edited, and produced by Bruce Ross-Larson ... et al.].
    SeriesECA policy research report
    ContributionsRoss-Larson, Bruce Clifford, 1942-, United Nations. Economic Commission for Africa.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHC800.Z9 E5465 2002
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 167 p. :
    Number of Pages167
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16212034M
    ISBN 109211250862
    LC Control Number2006306651
    OCLC/WorldCa53303225

    In , the world embarked on a new development agenda underpinned by the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Achieving these goals requires integrated action on social, environmental and. The United Nations’ Agenda marks significant progress towards sustainable development by making explicit the intention to integrate previously separate social, economic and environmental agendas. Despite this intention, the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) which were adopted to implement the agenda, are fragmented in their formulation and largely Cited by: 4.

    This is a bibliography of renewable energy.. Renewable energy is energy which comes from natural resources such as sunlight, wind, rain, tides, and geothermal heat, which are renewable (naturally replenished). About 16% of global final energy consumption comes from renewables, with 10% coming from traditional biomass, which is mainly used for heating, and % from . Meeting sustainable development goals will require action on a number of fronts, including harnessing and maximizing the potential of technological innovation. Examples of such technologies include carbon capture and storage systems, more efficient irrigation methods, essential medicines, household water purification devices, and manufacturing.

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