These are questions that will be discussed in the session at the Planet under Pressure Conference on "Developing a VISION for harnessing R&D to sustainable development". Thursday, 29 March 2012 13.00
Press release from the Swedish Research Council Formas
The EU FP7 Coordination and Support Action “VISION RD4SD” (www.visionRD4SD.eu) is working on a “shared vision on how best to harness research and development for sustainable development (RD4SD).” This vision is being developed by the 33 partners and observers that include science funding bodies and national science policy institutions from 21 countries (European member states and beyond).
The session will focus on the first draft of the vision developed by the project and discuss it with the participants. The main part of the Key Event will be a facilitated discussion on the vision and its implications. The feedback from the participants of the session will be fed into the ongoing dialogue process of the VISION RD4SD project. Thus the session provides the opportunity for a wider target group to give inputs for the final version of the shared vision as well as for the road maps and strategies for its implementation.For more information:
Research Council for Environment, Agricultural Sciences and Spatial Planning (Formas).
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