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  • Alston, Julian M.
  • Pardey, Philip G.
  • Taylor, Michael J.

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Technological advances developed through R&D have supplied the world with not only more food, but better food. This report looks at issues raised by this changing environment for agricultural productivity, agricultural R&D, and natural resource management.

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Paper provided by International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) in its series Food policy statements with number 32.

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Date of creation: 2001
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Handle: RePEc:fpr:fpstat:32

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  1. Eicher, Carl K., 2001. "Africa'S Unfinished Business: Building Sustainable Agricultural Research Systems," Staff Papers 11802, Michigan State University, Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics.
  2. Wiebe, Keith D., 2003. "Linking Land Quality, Agricultural Productivity, And Food Security," Agricultural Economics Reports 34073, United States Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service.
  3. Heisey, Paul W. & Morris, Michael L., 2002. "Practical Challenges To Estimating The Benefits Of Agricultural R&D: The Case Of Plant Breeding Research," 2002 Annual meeting, July 28-31, Long Beach, CA 19828, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association).
  4. Graff, Gregory & Roland-Holst, David & Zilberman, David, 2005. "Biotechnology and Poverty Reduction in Developing Countries," Working Paper Series RP2005/27, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).
  5. Gisselquist, David & Pray, Carl, 1999. "Deregulating technology transfer in agriculture : reform's impact on turkey in the 1980s," Policy Research Working Paper Series 2086, The World Bank.
  6. GianCarlo Moschini, 2008. "Biotechnology and the development of food markets: retrospect and prospects," European Review of Agricultural Economics, Foundation for the European Review of Agricultural Economics, vol. 35(3), pages 331-355, September.
  7. Alston, Julian M. & Pardey, Philip G., 2007. "Public Funding for Research into Specialty Crops," Staff Papers 7312, University of Minnesota, Department of Applied Economics.
  8. Yawson, Robert M. & Yawson, Ivy, 2008. "Policy options of agricultural biotechnology R&D in Sub-Saharan Africa: key issues and aspects," MPRA Paper 34880, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  9. Ruttan, Vernon W., 2002. "Productivity Growth In World Agriculture: Sources And Constraints," Staff Papers 14176, University of Minnesota, Department of Applied Economics.
  10. Derek D. Headey & D.S. Prasada Rao & Mohammad Alauddin, 2005. "Explaining Agricultural Productivity Levels and Growth: An International Perspective," CEPA Working Papers Series WP022005, School of Economics, University of Queensland, Australia.
  11. Patel, Vasita & Selim, Sheikh, 2010. "Reforms, Incentives, Welfare and Productivity Growth in Chinese Wheat Production," Cardiff Economics Working Papers E2010/16, Cardiff University, Cardiff Business School, Economics Section, revised Jan 2011.
  12. Alston, Julian M. & Wyatt, T. J. & Pardey, Philip G. & Marra, Michele C. & Chan-Kang, Connie, 2000. "A meta-analysis of rates of return to agricultural R & D: ex pede Herculem?," Research reports 113, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).
  13. Heisey, Paul W. & Lantican, Maximina A. & Dubin, H. Jesse, 2002. "Impacts of International Wheat Breeding Research in Developing Countries, 1966-97," Impact Studies 7653, CIMMYT: International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center.
  14. Townsend, Rob F. & van Zyl, Johan & Thirtle, Colin G., 1997. "Assessing the benefits of research expenditures on maize production in South Africa," Agrekon, Agricultural Economics Association of South Africa (AEASA), vol. 36(4), December.
  15. Zhao, Xueyan & Mullen, John D. & Griffith, Garry R. & Griffiths, William E. & Piggott, Roley R., 2000. "An Equilibrium Displacement Model of the Australian Beef Industry," Research Reports 28007, New South Wales Department of Primary Industries Research Economists.
  16. Jock R. Anderson, 1999. "Institutional Reforms for Getting an Agricultural Knowledge System to Play Its Role in Economic Growth," The Pakistan Development Review, Pakistan Institute of Development Economics, vol. 38(4), pages 333-354.
  17. Andersen, Matthew A. & Alston, Julian M., 2004. "A Comparison Of Capital Measures In U.S. Agriculture," 2004 Annual meeting, August 1-4, Denver, CO 20153, American Agricultural Economics Association (New Name 2008: Agricultural and Applied Economics Association).
  18. Pal, Suresh & Byerlee, Derek R., 2003. "The Funding And Organization Of Agricultural Research In India: Evolution And Emerging Issues," Policy Papers 11870, National Centre for Agricultural Economics and Policy Research (NCAP).

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