Improving capacity for national development
Claim: Developmental work and innovation depend for their success on good academic training and staff motivation. International projects can help by enumerating alternatives, but each country needs to establish and implement necessary policies and to develop its own expertise for the scientific and engineering challenges to be faced, as well as a body of dedicated individuals who are able to interpret the complex issues concerned for those required to make policy decisions. Such specialized personnel need to be trained, hired and retained in service, so that they may serve their countries in these tasks.
Subjects: Development Reform
Type Classification: C: Cross-sectoral strategies