The Gene Revolution and Global Food Security: Biotechnology Innovation in Latecomers

Hardcover | January 15, 2010

byPadmashree Gehl Sampath, Banji Oyeyinka

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Using the concept of innovation capacity, this book, using recent field data from countries in Asia and Africa, competently demonstrates how biotechnology can contribute to sustainable economic development. The approach articulates the imperative for developing countries to build up specific capabilities backed up by policies and institutions.

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Using the concept of innovation capacity, this book, using recent field data from countries in Asia and Africa, competently demonstrates how biotechnology can contribute to sustainable economic development. The approach articulates the imperative for developing countries to build up specific capabilities backed up by policies and insti...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:288 pages, 11.21 × 5.69 × 0.94 inPublished:January 15, 2010Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230228828

ISBN - 13:9780230228825

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Table of Contents

Introduction * Agricultural Biotechnology and Innovation Capacity in Late Development * Catching Up in Biotechnology in Malaysia * Vietnams Biotechnology: Building Local Capacity Through State Vision * Nigeria as a Lagging Follower in Biotechnology *  Tanzanias Incipient Innovation Capacity in Biotechnology * Comparative Analysis of Innovation Capacity in Latecomer Countries * Conclusions and Policy Insights