Science and Technology for Development: The Role of U.S. by Robert P. Morgan,Ellen E. Irons,Eduardo A. Perez

By Robert P. Morgan,Ellen E. Irons,Eduardo A. Perez

technology and know-how for improvement: The position of U.S. Universities examines the function of U.S. universities in aiding to construct an indigenous technological know-how and expertise (S&T) base in constructing international locations. U.S. collage involvement in engineering, agriculture, and technology is analyzed, in addition to stipulations for fulfillment or failure and obstacles to involvement. profitable stories in constructing international locations are highlighted.
This booklet is made from seven chapters and starts off with an summary of the prior legislative mandate for U.S. collage involvement in S&T for improvement. The reader is then brought to U.S. collage job in 3 fields: engineering, agriculture, and technological know-how. in the research of every box, particular earlier involvements, present considering, and field-specific matters are explored. the next chapters talk about destiny roles for U.S. universities, together with different types of involvement, mechanisms for involvement, and sorts of cooperation between U. S. associations. 8 legislative alterations are defined for increasing U.S. collage involvement in overseas S&T cooperation.
This monograph may be of curiosity to S&T policymakers and collage officials.

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