Development Matters: The Role of Science in Developing Countries Thu, 2010-01-28 02:00

The first episode of Development Matters focuses on science, especially the dramatic impact of mobile phones and broadband internet in developing countries.

Professor Calestous Juma, of Harvard University, reviews the ground-breaking new book Science and Innovation for Development by Professor Gordon Conway, of Imperial College London, and Professor Jeff Waage, Director of LIDC. He also explains how the latest technologies are transforming lives and democratising politics in Africa.