Publishing Details

Publication Type: 
Report
Authored by:
Pardey, Philip G.; James, Jennifer; Alston, Julian; Wood, Stanley; Koo, Bonwoo; Binenbaum, Eran; Hurley, Terrance M.; Glewwe, Paul; Mayer, Jorge; Jones, Richard; De Groote, Hugo; Kanampiu, Fred; McDermott, John; Jost, Christine; Mariner, Jeffrey
Publisher: 
International Science & Technology Practice & Policy Center (InSTePP)
Publication Date: 
October, 2007
Pages: 
95
Publication Place: 
St. Paul, MN

Abstract

Chapter/Section Titles: Introduction: Global Agricultural Productivity, Crop Yield Variability; The Changing Context for Agricultural R&D: Economic Realities of Agricultural R&D, Changing Incentives to Innovate, Collective Action in R&D, Financing Agricultural Research; State of Sciences for Agriculture; Technological Distance, Spillovers, and Knowledge Stocks; Risk and Regulation of Science and Technology: Agricultural and Technological Risk, Regulating Technologies; The Role of Skills and Education in Agriculture; Implications; References.

Notes

This report was commissioned by the CGIAR Science Council and prepared as a Background Paper for the 2008 World Development Report of the World Bank.

Citation

Pardey, Philip G.; James, Jennifer; Alston, Julian; Wood, Stanley; Koo, Bonwoo; Binenbaum, Eran; Hurley, Terrance M.; Glewwe, Paul; Mayer, Jorge; Jones, Richard; De Groote, Hugo; Kanampiu, Fred; McDermott, John; Jost, Christine; Mariner, Jeffrey (2007) "Science, Technology and Skills," International Science & Technology Practice & Policy Center (InSTePP).

Additional Attributes

Primary Contact: Philip Pardey
Keywords: Agricultural Productivity, Agricultural Research, Collective Action, Crop Yields, Education, Impact Assessment, Investment, Rate of Return, Research, Research Investment, Risk, Technology