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Lalor, Gerald C.
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International Centre for Environmental and Nuclear Science
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Science in development: The approach of a small island state
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Cetto, A. M.
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Science for the twenty first century
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Paris
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UNESCO
Date of Publication
2000
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Abstract
Presents the work of the International Centre for Environmental and Nuclear Sciences as an example of how developing countries can contribute to scientific and technological capacity building. The Centre uses a programme of multidisciplinary studies related to environmental geochemistry to obtain computer-readable databases that are essential to development. The programme involves local and international collaboration with universities, research organizations and regulatory bodies, and the private sector in a series of projects with applications in agriculture, national resource development and management, the environment, and health. The programme is designed to help build and retain a critical mass of workers and to strengthen collaborations with national scientists resident abroad to help reduce the impact of the brain drain.....
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