I frequently receive requests for more links, papers and ideas around how science can be related to development. Add Scidev.net to your favourites. (Thank you, Lucho for bringing the website to my attention.)
At the same time you might want to look at “a new manifesto” that deals with new ways of linking science and innovation for development. This is an update of the 70’s publication of a radical and controversial document that helped shape modern thinking on science and technology for development. It was called The Sussex Manifesto: Science and Technology to Developing Countries during the Second Development Decade.
Let me know what you think!