Microsoft sponsors research congress in Panama
Two hundred Latin American researchers are meeting in Panama this week to debate the latest advances in information technology, Microsoft announced.
Wednesday, May 14, 2008
The Microsoft-sponsored congress is an annual event, held each year in a different Latin American venue.
Only Costa Rica has an "well developed agricultural research system" in a region that "has lagged behind in terms of infrastructure, investment and research capabilities."
The budget for the country's investment in technology and research is four times less than what is invested in developed countries.
Embrapa, the Brazilian Agricultural Research company plans to use Panama as a base to support projects in Central America and the Caribbean.
Data and Analysis about the Operation and Financing of Agricultural Research and Development in Central America.
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