This edition describes the organization and conduct of science and technology around the world, discussing trends in science higher education and in research and development, and examining the major problems encountered by each region. Essays in the second half of the report are devoted to the role played by science in resolving major issues facing human society, such as food security and water resources, as well as to globalization and the changing structure of scientific communities in developing countries.
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UNESCO Science Report 2010
UNESCO Science Report 2005