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Institutional Change and Effective Financing of Agricultural Research in Latin America

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  • Echeverria, R.G.
  • Trigo, E.J.
  • Byerlee, D.
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    This paper reviews recent institutional change and innovative mechanisms for funding of agricultural research in Latin America, including commercialization of research results through joint public- private sector ventures, competitive funds, research foundations, farmer-managed levies on agricultural production, and greater involvement of universities and private agrobusiness.

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    Paper provided by World Bank - Technical Papers in its series Papers with number 330.

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    Length: 34 pages
    Date of creation: 1996
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    Handle: RePEc:fth:wobate:330

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    Keywords: LATIN AMERICA; AGRICULTURE;

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    1. Braunschweig, Thomas & Janssen, Willem, 1999. "Incorporating The Strategic Component Of Biotechnology Into Public Sector Research Evaluation," Proceedings:Transitions in Agbiotech: Economics of Strategy and Policy, June 24-25, 1999, Washington, D.C. 26029, Regional Research Project NE-165 Private Strategies, Public Policies, and Food System Performance.
    2. Giuliani, Elisa & Pietrobelli, Carlo & Rabellotti, Roberta, 2005. "Upgrading in Global Value Chains: Lessons from Latin American Clusters," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 33(4), pages 549-573, April.
    3. Bathrick, David D., 1998. "Fostering global well-being: a new paradigm to revitalize agricultural and rural development," 2020 vision discussion papers 26, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).
    4. Rukuni, Mandivamba & Blackie, Malcolm J. & Eicher, Carl K., 1997. "Crafting Smallholder-Driven Agricultural Research Systems In Southern Africa," Staff Papers 11531, Michigan State University, Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics.
    5. Pray, Carl E. & Umali-Deininger, Dina, 1998. "The private sector in agricultural research systems: Will it fill the gap?," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 26(6), pages 1127-1148, June.
    6. Echeverria, Ruben G., 1998. "Agricultural research policy issues in Latin America: An Overview," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 26(6), pages 1103-1111, June.
    7. Parayil, Govindan, 2003. "Mapping technological trajectories of the Green Revolution and the Gene Revolution from modernization to globalization," Research Policy, Elsevier, vol. 32(6), pages 971-990, June.
    8. Giuliani, Elisa & Arza, Valeria, 2009. "What drives the formation of 'valuable' university-industry linkages?: Insights from the wine industry," Research Policy, Elsevier, vol. 38(6), pages 906-921, July.
    9. Rukuni, Mandivamba & Blackie, Malcolm J. & Eicher, Carl K., 1998. "Crafting smallholder-driven agricultural research systems in Southern Africa," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 26(6), pages 1073-1087, June.

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