Space Technology Applications for Poverty Alleviation

Space Technology Applications for Poverty Alleviation

In this report, Section I discusses poverty alleviation in the context of information, communication, and space technologies; Section II introduces trends and perspectives of relevant space technologies for poverty alleviation; Sections III addresses specific areas of poverty alleviation from a space technology perspective; Section IV discusses the relevant policy environment necessary for making these applications affordable, accessible and useful; and Section V summarizes recommendations made by the Expert Group Meeting on 20-21 August 2003.

UNESCAP Reference No.: ST/ESCAP/2309

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ESCAP Information, Communication and Space Technology Division
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