Developed in collaboration with the Nigerian Academy of Science, this report explores the ways in which science-based private enterprises can be created and encouraged in Nigeria and other developing countries to provide products and services that government is unable to supply in a timely and sustainable manner. Focusing on three critical challenges to health and development-- safe water, electrical lighting, and malaria therapyAthe report identifies a sample technology to address each of these challenges with potential for commercialization in Nigeria and Africa, and uses that sample technology to identify opportunities and barriers to creating the science-based enterprises in Nigeria.Committee on Creation of Science-Based Industries in Developing Countries, Development, Security, and Cooperation, Policy and Global Affairs, National Research Council. example, private companies build toll roads on public land; they collect the tolls for a certain number of years to reimburse them for the costs and to make a ... would take responsibility for selecting the vendor and the product, or with a much smaller number of financial institutions, which would monitor compliance.
|Title||:||Mobilizing Science-Based Enterprises for Energy, Water, and Medicines in Nigeria|
|Author||:||Committee on Creation of Science-Based Industries in Developing Countries, Development, Security, and Cooperation, Policy and Global Affairs, National Research Council|
|Publisher||:||National Academies Press - 2007-11-13|