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We describe the evolving patterns of support for public agricultural and food
R&D, the shifting emphasis of spending within the broad portfolio, and some potential policy approaches to revitalize U.S. agricultural research.
We estimate global wheat losses over the past 50 years absent investments in research to limit impacts of stem rust and discuss how this can inform decisions about “right-sizing” research investments.
This technical note describes the methods and data sources used to generate the results
reported in Pardey et al. (2013).
This report looks at the processes of agricultural innovation and the role of R&D in increasing agricultural productivity.
The report shows how public funding for agricultural research and development (R&D) has declined markedly in recent decades.
Here we present and discuss newly constructed long-run data on agricultural input and output aggregates for South Africa spanning most of the 20th century. Updated multi-factor productivity (MFP) measures for South Africa for the last half of the 20th century are also presented.
At the end of the 2002/03 Agriculture Year, the National Bureau of Statistics, Tanzania Mainland and the Office of the Chief Government Statistician, Tanzania Zanzibar in collaboration with the Minist
This report presents data disaggregated at regional and district level and it focuses on small holders crop production and livestock keeping.
At the end of the 2007/08 Agriculture Year, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) in collaboration with the Ministries of Agriculture, Food Security and Cooperatives, Livestock and Fisheries Develop