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South African Agricultural R&D Investments: Sources, Structure, and Trends, 1910-2007

Publication Date: January, 2011

The twentieth century saw substantive shifts in the structure, funding and conduct of public agricultural research and development (R&D) and related regulatory and extension activities in South Africa. Following a long period of steady (and at times quite rapid) growth beginning in the early twentieth century, real spending on public agricultural R&D has essentially flat lined since the 1970s.

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South African Agricultural R&D: Policies and Public Institutions, 1880–2007

Publication Date: January, 2011

In South Africa, government engagement in agricultural R&D and associated technical support services dates back to at least the 1880s.

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Reassessing Public-Private Roles in Agricultural R&D for Economic Development

Publication Date: January, 2010

Following a brief description of the links between agricultural R&D, productivity growth and food security outcomes, we review the patterns of agricultural productivity growth. The evolving institutional and investment realities confronting agricultural R&D are presented, including developments in the public and private sectors.

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U.S. Agricultural Research in a Global Food Security Setting: A Report of the CSIS Task Force on Food Security

Publication Date: January, 2010

The authors present and evaluate practical policy actions for revitalizing agricultural R&D in the United States and globally to meet global food demand in the face of climate change and other challenges in the decades ahead.

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Investigaciones a Futuro: Proyeccion del Potencial Agropecuario en America Latina y el Caribe

Publication Date: May, 2009

Contents: Introduction, by Philip G. Pardey, Julian M. Alston and Stanley Wood; Definicion del contexto economico, by Philip G. Pardey, Stanley Wood, Ulrike Wood-Sichra, Connie Chan-Kang and Liang You...

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Exploring Strategic Priorities for Regional Agricultural R&D

Exploring Strategic Priorities for Regional Agricultural R&D Investments in East and Central Africa

Publication Date: July, 2008

Agriculture plays a dominant role in nearly all the countries of East and Central Africa, and many face similar agroecological, climatic, and development challenges.

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U.S. Agricultural Research and Technology Policy for the 21st Century

Publication Date: January, 2007

The accumulated evidence from studies by agricultural economists consistently and convincingly shows that the United States has persistently underinvested in research directed towards enhancing farm productivity

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