Technology and Developing Countries: Practical Applications, Theoretical Issues

1st Edition

Richard Heeks

Routledge
Published April 1, 1995
Reference - 306 Pages
ISBN 9780714641393 - CAT# RU32244

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Summary

The relationship between technology and development is explored by economists, policy analysts and other experts. The adoption of technology is studied in five main areas agriculture, energy, infrastructure, the introduction of technology and the success and constraints of technological diffusion as a whole. This volume also examines the technology transfer between North and South from a perspective of training, environmental impact and aid dependency. The emphasis is not placed simply on finding problems, but ways forward are examined. By bringing together both practical and intellectual analysis, this collection signposts future directions in the technologydevelopment relationship.

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