Published on : 29 April 20203 min reading time
When we talk about the notion of sustainable development, we cannot now escape technological innovations. These innovations are the hallmark of globalization. The evolution of technology represents a real potential for emerging countries. This affects several sectors and areas. Researchers are constantly inventing new concepts to meet the needs of different users.
Technology in the agricultural sector
In rural areas or developing countries, the integration of technology into the agricultural sector could help improve farming techniques and water management. For this purpose, specialists often use the Internet of Things. Satellite Internet, in turn, provides access in remote areas. In all its forms, technological innovation aims to support sustainable development in achieving the objectives set. However, in order to optimize this correlation, it is necessary to target the consequent risks that could be caused by technological advances. It should be noted that technological innovations come mainly from developed countries. These countries are even the main beneficiaries.
Technological innovation, necessary for sustainable development
Because of its visions and operating principles, technological innovation cannot be separated from the concept of sustainable development. It responds to the different expectations of users and many for long-term growth. Technological progress leads to economic growth, social development and respect for a healthy environment. To observe the evolution at each stage, however, it is necessary to carry out a solid analysis in order to identify the technological tool that is indispensable for the achievement of the objectives that have been set. As a result, several approaches must be put in place. In addition, several types of technology can be implemented. For example, nanotechnologies, metrology and the housing network. In order to achieve satisfactory results, the needs of each sector must be studied.
Issues according to the sector studied
The challenges of technological innovation vary according to the needs identified for each sector concerned. In the field of electricity, modern technology offers support in the development of renewable energies. The idea is to use high-performance solutions that enable production costs to be kept under control. Technological progress also favours the achievement of objectives linked to the concept of green building over a whole region (local authority) and even within a department. The idea is to exploit local energies at lower cost. To achieve this goal, technological advances must, of course, be used to enable long-term development.