Science Initiative

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Millennium Science Initiative
... The Millennium Science Initiative (MSI), a project of The World Bank and the Science Initiative Group, is an international initiative to build capacity in science and ...
Millennium Science Initiative - History
... The Millennium Science Initiative came into being over the course of several years, building on the rich history of previous attempts to build S T capacity in the developing world ... These attempts have included programs of the The Academy of Science for the Developing World, UNESCO, ICSU, the European Union, private foundations, Scandinavian aid organizations ... The specific concept for the MSI represents the confluence of two initiatives ...

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