SouthViews No. 216, 4 May 2021
An Introduction to the UN Technology Bank for the Least Developed Countries
By Spring Gombe
Adoption, adaptation and diffusion of technology offer Least Developed Countries (LDCs) substantial potential to increase economic productivity and development and to narrow the technological gap with developed countries. It is in recognition of the need for sustained and sustainable mechanisms to enable the transfer of technologies between countries that the United Nations (UN) Technology Bank for the Least Developed Countries was born.
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This article was tagged: Artificial Intelligence (AI), Capacity Building, COVID-19, Environmentally Sound Technology, Information and Communications Technology (ICT), Information Gap, Innovation, Intellectual Property, International Trade, Internet of Things (IoT), LDC Transition Period, Least Developed Countries (LDCs), North-South Cooperation, Pandemic, Programme of Action for the Least Developed Countries, Public Health, Science and Technology (S&T), SDG 17, South-South Cooperation, Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), Tech Access Partnership (TAP), Technology Gap, Technology Transfer, Triangular Cooperation, TRIPS, United Nations (UN), United Nations Technology Bank for the Least Developed Countries