1. Chemistry for Development

  1. Prof. Javier Garcia-Martinez3 and
  2. Dr. Elena Serrano-Torregrosa4
  1. Stephen A. Matlin1 and
  2. Berhanu M. Abegaz2

Published Online: 27 APR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9783527635641.ch1

The Chemical Element: Chemistry's Contribution to Our Global Future, First Edition

The Chemical Element: Chemistry's Contribution to Our Global Future, First Edition

How to Cite

Matlin, S. A. and Abegaz, B. M. (2011) Chemistry for Development, in The Chemical Element: Chemistry's Contribution to Our Global Future, First Edition (eds J. Garcia-Martinez and E. Serrano-Torregrosa), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527635641.ch1

Editor Information

  1. 3

    University of Alicante, Inorganic Chem. Deptarment, Carretera San Vicente s/n., 03690 Alicante, Spanien

  2. 4

    Dept. Inorganic Chemistry, University of Alicante, Campus de San Vicente, 03690 Alicante, Spanien

Author Information

  1. 1

    International Organization for Chemical Sciences in Development IOCD, Flat 4, 50 Netherhall Gardens, London NW3 5RG, UK

  2. 2

    Department of Chemistry, University of Botswana, Private Bag 0022, Gaborone, Botswana

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 27 APR 2011
  2. Published Print: 6 APR 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527328802

Online ISBN: 9783527635641

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Keywords:

  • innovation;
  • millennium development goals;
  • poverty;
  • hunger;
  • combating disease;
  • technological development

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Chemistry, Innovation and Impact

  • Poverty and Disparities in Life Expectancy

  • The Millennium Development Goals

  • Science, Technology and Development

  • Chemistry and Development

  • Science and Technology for National Development

  • Capacity Building: Some Key Requirements for Chemistry's Role in Development

  • Chemistry and Future Challenges to Health, Wealth and Wellbeing

  • Conclusions

  • Acknowledgments

  • References