Who benefits from GM crops ? Will we have enough water to last this century ? What are the implications of the HIV/Aids pandemic ?
In an era of unprecedented social, environmental and technological change STEPS (Social, Technological and Environmental Pathways to Sustainability) is linking environmental sustainability and technology with poverty reduction and social justice.
We are a global research and policy engagement centre, funded by the ESRC, bringing together development studies with science and technology studies.
In 1970 a radical document called The Sussex Manifesto helped shape modern thinking on science and technology for development. Forty years on, what kind of science and technology for development Manifesto is needed for today’s world? The STEPS Centre is creating a new manifesto with one of the authors of the original, Professor Geoff Oldham. With cutting-edge ideas and some Southern perspectives, the New Manifesto will recommend new ways of linking science and innovation to development for (...) read
date of on-line publication : 27 September 2010