The Broker, 5/2007 – interesting articles

[German title: The Broker, 5/2007 – interessante Artikel]

Aid is a knowledge industry
By Mariƫtte Heres

Abstract: In the complex field of development cooperation, where there are no silver bullets, knowledge is essential. Although NGOs are taking more interest in knowledge management, they have so far failed to recognize that they are part of a knowledge industry, of which the delivery of goods and services is only a part.

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Knowledge aid

Abstract: Does development aid support technological learning and innovation? Or are market linkages a better boost for the development of technological capabilities in, say, Togo or Cambodia? These are some of the questions addressed in the 2007 UNCTAD Least Developed Countries report, Knowledge, Technological Learning and Innovation for Development.

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Copyright 2007 Publisher IDP

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