Sunday, January 18, 2009

"Latin American S&T investment shows major growth"

Source: Laura García, SciDev.Net, January 9, 2009
Investment in science has soared in Latin America and the Caribbean in recent years and the number of science publications has doubled, according to a new report.

But the global financial crisis — and lack of private investment — threatens to curb further growth.

'State of Science 2008', published last month (December), says there has been major growth in research and development (R&D) investment, the development of human resources, and the number of scientific publications and patents across Latin America and the Caribbean.

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