Sunday, February 20, 2005

"Africa's Technology Gap"

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This study examines the technology framework in Ghana, Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania, with a focus on the transfer of technology as well as its absorption and use in the manufacturing industry. The report contains recommendations on how Governments address the technological requirements for competitiveness, gain access to new technologies and foster technological development. The study was prepared by Sanjaya Lall and Carlo Pietrobello, with the assistance of Joseph Oko Gogo, Geoffrey Ngugi Mokabi, Godwill George Wanga, and Paul N. S. Sagala. It was undertaken as part of the Joint Integrated Technical Assistance Programme (JITAP), a project undertaken jointly by UNCTAD, the World Trade Organization and the International Trade Centre. July, 2003. (PDF, 123 pages.)

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