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International agricultural research for food security, poverty reduction, and the environment: What to expect from scaling up CGIAR investments and “Best Bet” programs


  • von Braun, Joachim
  • Fan, Shenggen
  • Meinzen-Dick, Ruth
  • Rosegrant, Mark W.
  • Pratt, Alejandro Nin


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  • von Braun, Joachim & Fan, Shenggen & Meinzen-Dick, Ruth & Rosegrant, Mark W. & Pratt, Alejandro Nin, 2008. "International agricultural research for food security, poverty reduction, and the environment: What to expect from scaling up CGIAR investments and “Best Bet” programs," Issue briefs 53, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).
  • Handle: RePEc:fpr:issbrf:53

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    1. 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).
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    2. Fischer, R.A. & Byerlee, Derek R. & Edmeades, Gregory O., 2009. "Can Technology Deliver on the Yield Challenge to 2050?," Miscellaneous Papers 55481, Agecon Search.
    3. Kamanda, Josey & Birner, Regina & Bantilan, Ma Cynthia S., 2013. "Strategic positioning of international agricultural research centres: Comparative advantage and trade-offs from a transaction cost economics perspective," 2013 Conference (57th), February 5-8, 2013, Sydney, Australia 152160, Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society.
    4. von Braun, Joachim, 2008. "Food and financial crises: Implications for agriculture and the poor," Food policy reports 20, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).
    5. Benin, Samuel (ed.), 2016. "Agricultural productivity in Africa: Trends, patterns, and determinants," IFPRI books, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), number 978-0-89629-881-1, Winter.
    6. Anneleen Vandeplas & Bart Minten, 2015. "Food quality in domestic markets of developing economies: a comparative study of two countries," Agricultural Economics, International Association of Agricultural Economists, vol. 46(5), pages 617-628, September.
    7. Cai, Yongyang & Golub, Alla A. & Hertel, Thomas W. & Judd, Kenneth L., 2016. "Agricultural R&D Policy in the Face of Climate and Economic Uncertainty," 2016 Annual Meeting, July 31-August 2, 2016, Boston, Massachusetts 235981, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association.
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    Developing countries; CGIAR; Food prices; Poverty reduction; Hunger; Agricultural research; food security; Environment; Agricultural innovation; Agricultural development; Climate change; Agricultural biodiversity;

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