Description

Amount of spending on R&D in developing countries, for SCP ( BBB )

This indicator is proposed as an indicator for Sustainable Development Target Target 12.a Support developing countries to strengthen their scientific and technological capacity to move towards more sustainable patterns of consumption and production

Value Range

Data

Poor; reported on an annual basis, but there is a paucity of data for developing countries. R&D for environmentally sound technologies need to be selected from R&D spending for the environment

Linkages:17.7, 17.8, 17.18


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Sources

The list of indicator proposals (as of 11 August 2015) used for the IAEG-SDG Open Consultation with Civil Society, Academia and Private Sector.