G7 Japan 2023

Science and Digitalization for A Better Future

This task force focuses on science policy bottlenecks that are hindering the potential for scientific advances and digitalization to enhance human capital development, long term economic productivity, and system change. It seeks to highlight the importance of approaching science and digitalization as international public goods. The task force’s agenda includes cross-border science and innovation policies, multilateral science financing architecture, digital infrastructure investment, digital security, connectivity and interoperability, and the development of frontier technology as a public good in fields such as biotechnology, spatial exploration, and polar research. Suggested policy brief topics include: (i) the role of science, technology, and innovation in sustainable development and resilience across the G7 and Group of 20 (G20); (ii) cybersecurity and data privacy in a digitally connected world, digital education, and IT literacy and equality; (iii) the potential for science and inclusive methods and transformative innovation to generate sustainable food, water, and land systems at scale; (iv) and intellectual property rights regimes, their assets, and limitations.
G7 Japan 2023

Intellectual Property Rights Regimes, Their Assets, and Limitations

Justine Luwedde (Makerere University), Peter Taylor, Jawoo Koo (IPRI and pioneered the CGIAR Platform for big Data in Agriculture), Judith A. Chambers (International Food Policy Research Institute)
G7 Japan 2023
G7 Japan 2023

Harnessing the Potential—and Mitigating the Risks—of Using Digital Innovation to Build a More Climate-Resilient, Prosperous, and Democratic World

Benedikt Erforth (German Institute of Development and Sustainability (IDOS)), Brian King (CGIAR), Charles Martin-Shields (German Institute of Development and Sustainability (IDOS)), Rory Gillis (Research Project Support Officer), Dorcas Owino (Lake Hub)
G7 Japan 2023

Sustainable and Scalable Food, Water, and Land Systems through Technology, Innovation, and Inclusion

Erika Kraemer-Mbula (University of Johannesburg), Joni Jupesta (Research Institute of Innovative Technology for the Earth (RITE)), Bhogendra Mishra (Policy Research Institute, Nepal), Claudia Sadoff (CGIAR)
G7 Japan 2023

Science and Digitalization for a Better Future

Anna-Katharina Hornidge (German Institute of Development and Sustainability (IDOS)), Alyssa Jade McDonald-Baertl (CGIAR System), Edgar Pieterse (African Centre for Cities)

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