The Gene Revolution and Global Food Security: Biotechnology Innovation in Latecomers by B. Oyelaran-oyeyinkaThe Gene Revolution and Global Food Security: Biotechnology Innovation in Latecomers by B. Oyelaran-oyeyinka

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

byB. Oyelaran-oyeyinka, P. Gehl Sampath

Hardcover | November 30, 2009

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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.
Title:The Gene Revolution and Global Food Security: Biotechnology Innovation in LatecomersFormat:HardcoverDimensions:288 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.04 inPublished:November 30, 2009Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

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