Innovative biological technologies for lesser developed countries

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Innovative Technologies INTRODUCTION Fertile soil is the key to productive agricul-ture, whether for an Illinois corn farmer or a subsistence farmer in Ghana, Haiti, India, or other less developed country (LDC). The farm-ers know this; they know their soil must have good tilth, hold water, and be rich with the nec-essary nutrients and minerals.

Innovative biological technologies for lesser developed countries: workshop proceedings. Papers from a workshop hosted by the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) that was dedicated to innovative biological technologies that could be used "to help lesser developed countries (LDCs) enhance the productivity of their soils, reduce their need for costly chemical fertilizers, and increase food supplies" (p.

iii). ent in developed countries and in developing countries that adopted the “green-revolution” technology. However, during thes this change began to reverse itself, The rapidly rising price of fossil fuel-dependent nitrogen fertilizers caused the economics of agriculture to shift again, Rising prices are causing researchers to seek.

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Office of Technology Assessment. Abstract (Bibliography) Includes ng list no.: P."July "--P. [4] of cover."These Workshop Proceedings were first released by the Committee on Foreign Affairs in "--P. iii."OTA-BP-F"--P. [4] of cover. developing countries. These countries have recognised that innovation is not just about high-technology products and that innovation capacity has to be built early in the develop-ment process in order to possess the learning capacities that will allow “catch up” to happen.

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The global population size is increasing by roughly 80 million annually and almost all population growth is in developing countries. Since the amount of agricultural land available is limited, the increases in food production needed to feed the world’s growing population must come from increasing the amount of food produced per hectare.

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