A Nanotechnology Foresight Perspective for South Africa
Keywords:Sustainable Development, Economic Growth, Industry, Nanotechnology, African Countries
This study aims to apply nanotechnology in industry and its impact on economic growth and sustainable development, creating job opportunities and reducing unemployment and poverty in society. From this perspective, one way of sustainable development is to pay attention to economic progress in the context of new technologies, especially nanotechnology. Nanotechnology is an important tool for addressing urban sustainability challenges, including climate change, water pollution, access to healthy food and public safety. It is a deep scientific horizon with high potential in the production of products and the processing of new technologies, where new technologies are evidence of the political, civic, economic, and social empowerment that are all building blocks, both for global goals and for grandiose visions and expectations for prosperity.
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