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The National Research Council's Science and Technology for Sustainability Program hosted two workshops in 2011 addressing the sustainability challenges associated with food security for all.
We use newly constructed state-specific data to explore the implications of common modeling choices for measures of research returns.
This article develops a framework to examine the ex ante benefits of transgenic research on drought in eight low-income countries, including the benefits to producers and consumers from farm income stabilization and the potential magnitude of private sector profits from intellectual property rights (IPRs).
Many researchers and commentators underestimate the length and importance of the time lags between initial research investment and ultimate impacts on the development and adoption of technological innovations.
Chapter/Section Titles: Introduction: Global agricultural productivity, Crop yield variability; The changing context for agricultural R&D...