Publishing Details

Publication Type: 
Book Chapter
Authored by:
Pardey, Philip G.; Wood, Stanley; Wood-Sichra, Ulrike; Chan-Kang,Connie; You, Liangzhi
Edited by: 
Pardey, Philip G.; Wood, Stanley; Hertford, Reed
Publisher: 
Inter-American Development Bank, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
Publication Date: 
May 2009
Book Title: 
Research Futures: Projecting Agricultural R&D Potentials for Latin America and the Caribbean
Page Range: 
9-49
Publication Place: 
Washington DC

Abstract

In this chapter we present a quantitative retrospective on the agricultural economies in LAC, the region’s population and food consumption patterns, and its agricultural trade trends.

Citation

Pardey, Philip G.; Wood, Stanley; Wood-Sichra, Ulrike; Chan-Kang,Connie; You, Liangzhi (2009) "Setting the Economic Scene," Research Futures: Projecting Agricultural R&D Potentials for Latin America and the Caribbean, Inter-American Development Bank, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).

Additional Attributes

Primary Contact: Philip Pardey
Keywords: Agricultural Production, Agricultural Productivity, Agricultural Research, Agricultural Trade, Caribbean, Crop Production, International Trade, Land Use, Latin America, Livestock Production