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Call for papers – AJSTID special issue

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The African Journal for Science, Technology, Innovation and Development (AJSTID) invites submissions for a special issue on technology and innovation policy for inclusive development. It will explore research questions focusing on the connection between innovation and inclusive development. Topics of interest include: science, technology and innovation (STI) and the needs and concerns of lower-income groups; technological capability building in informal settings; diffusion of innovation from lower-income groups; innovation and Inequality; the social and economic dimension in innovation policy to promote social inclusion; the role of different actors for skill development for marginalized groups of people: universities, NGOs, incubators. Submissions will be refereed for relevance to the theme as well as academic rigor and originality. The papers should be no longer than 4000 – 7000 words with an abstract of 150 words.

 

Further information: http://www.globelics.org/the-news/call-papers-special-issue-ajstid-technology-innovation-policies-inclusive-development/

Deadline: April 1st, 2015

 

Source: http://www.globelics.org/the-news/call-papers-special-issue-ajstid-technology-innovation-policies-inclusive-development/

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