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Biotechnology and Development: Challenges and Opportunities for Asia

Edited By: S Chaturvedi and SR Rao

Institute of South East Asian Studies

Paperback | Dec 2004 | #151481 | ISBN: 9812302360
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Biotechnology along with other core technology is at the heart of the technology revolution in Asia. Asian countries have adopted strategies for adopting the potential of biotechnology for their industrial development. The areas of applications in both the pharmaceutical and agriculture sectors have widened, finding new vistas of economic growth. This book brings together perceptions on some of these issues by eminent experts from the Asian region. This book is a valuable resource for governments, multilateral institutions, academics and practitioners in the field of economic development and technology policy management. This volume draws lessons from the experiences of Asian developing countries and revisits some of the concerns. The contributors to the volume draw policy lessons from country experiences in capability building in Asia, in particular on the role of regional co-operation.

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