First published in 1998. In the Third World, development-orientated research in the basic sciences have received a negligible share of available resources from domestic and foreign sources. This book addresses the growing concerns regarding the policies guiding support to development research in recipient countries.
1. Introcution Stig Stromholm 2. Strengthening the Basic Sciences in the South Mohamed Hag Ali Hassan 3. Development and Basic Sciences in the Third World: Progress Through Knowledge Jan S. Nilsson 4. Research in the Basic Sciences from a Developing Country Perspective Demissu Gemeda 5. How Training in the Basic Sciences Affects the Development Process Erik W. Thulstrup 6. Donor Models for Strengthening Research Capacity in Developing Countries Jacques Gaillard 7. The Status of Basic Sciences in Africa Berhanu M. Abegaz 8. Basic Sciences in Developing Countries: The Case of Mozambique Narciso Matos 9. A Viewpoint from Latin America Regarding the Basic Sciences and Development Ivan Chambouleyron 10. The Need to Strengthen Indian Research in the Basic Sciences Govindarajan Padmanaban 11. Development-Oriented Research in the Basic Sciences: The Case of Vietnam Nguyen Van Hieu