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Agricultural research and technology in economic development

the impact of agricultural research and modern technology on food production, economic growth, and income distribution in developing countries
  • 261 Pages
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  • English
Longman , London, New York
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StatementPer Pinstrup-Andersen.
LC ClassificationsS540.A2 P56 1982
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 261 p. :
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Open LibraryOL4268264M
ISBN 100582460484
LC Control Number81014297

Book: Agricultural research and technology in economic development: the impact of agricultural research and modern technology on food production, economic growth and income distribution in developing countries.

pp pp. refAuthor: P. Pinstrup Andersen. Agricultural Research & Technology: Open Access Journal is a dynamic journal for publishing research reports, short communications, Critical Reviews in Agricultural Economics and Farm Management, Agronomy, Forestry, Animal Science, Food Technology, etc.

The goal of the open access journalsis to publish articles on new and emerging fields and concepts for providing future directions. The Economics of Agricultural Development: An Overview1. Christopher B.

Barrett. Agricultural Development: The Gateway to Improved Standards of Living Virtually all past cases of rapid, widespread economic development have been causally associated with the transformation of agricultural systems, from 18th and 19th century Europe and. In an empirical cross-country analysis of agricultural technology's role in economic development, Self and Grabowski [12] argue that improvements in agricultural technology have a significant.

Extensively revised to reflect the new directions in development thought and policy, this new edition of a classic text examines what has been learned theoretically and empirically about agricultural and rural economic development since the s.

With 24 of the 35 chapters completely new, the book takes into account recent developments in international agricultural development, especially as Reviews: 3. This book consists of papers from the Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) research project on “Agricultural Development, Trade and Regional Cooperation in Developing East Asia” in Fiscal Year It aims to address the twin issues of the growing opportunities for agricultural development and trade arising.

R.L. Phillips, in Encyclopedia of Agriculture and Food Systems, Support of Research and Development. Funding of agricultural research and development (R&D), both public and private, has decreased over the years.

The success of the Green Revolution may have resulted in a complacent attitude among funding agencies. regarding genetic engineering research and application. Progress Through Research Overall, the future of agriculture is bright.

Exciting research in plant and animal sciences is in progress. Following are a few examples of agricultural research. Many other types of research are also being conducted. Through the help of agricultural research and. Technology is considered as a key factor for economic development.

Many authors in the field of technology management mention this impact on economic development as a motivator for their. The development and use of agricultural technology is not, however, limited to genetic wizardry. Indeed, the use of computational technology, combined with geographical location devices and remote sensing advancements, promise to radically change the way all crops will be managed.

agriculture (especially in staple food production) – external assistance to agriculture dropped from 20% of ODA in the early s to 3% by – stagnant or declining crop yields growth in most developing countries, Africa especially • Agricultural technology innovation and diffusion, particularly to small holders, will be key to.

Provides a fresh perspective to the ongoing debate on the core themes of development economics. This book, in honour of Robert E. Evenson, brings together diverse, yet interrelated, areas of innovations such as agricultural development, technology and industry while assessing their combined roles in developing an economy.

Founded inthe NBER is a private, non-profit, non-partisan organization dedicated to conducting economic research and to disseminating research findings among academics, public policy makers, and business professionals.

Agricultural research and development encompasses an extremely broad range of activities and potential innovations. A paper issued by Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (von Braun et al., ), an international organization that funds and coordinates agricultural research, identifies 14 ‘best bets’.

It has been noted the importance of the technology transfer to adopt to the under developing countries to sustain their food production accordingly; this transfer is aim to develop the knowledge and research capacity, such agricultural technology is important for under developing countries (Parayil ); while the, agricultural technology is.

agricultural development as bedrock of economic development in nigeria (a case study of ikom l.g.a, cross river state) agec the effect of climate change on agricultural productivity and economic growth in nigeria (a case study of selected farmers in benue state) agec His research interests include development theory, economic policy, development and social policy in developing countries, and the political economy of development in Africa.

Related Books Technoligies de l'information et del la communication pour le developpment en afrique Vol Science and technology (S&T) capabilities are fundamental for social and economic progress in developing countries; for example, in the health sector, scientific research led to the development and introduction of oral rehydration therapy, which became the cornerstone of international efforts to control diarrheal diseases.

Impact Of Agricultural Development On Economic Growth In Nigeria () ABSTRACTIn recent decades, the main and potential contribution of agriculture to economic growth has been a subject of much controversy among development economists.

Agricultural technology classically embraces research and extension, and for the most part research in developing countries has meant development of new crop varieties and improved methods of crop management in the field.

The vision of research and extension systems has been broadened to encompass agricultural knowledge and information systems.

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Book Description. Sustainable Intensification (SI) has recently emerged as a key concept for agricultural development, recognising that yields must increase to feed a growing world population, but it must be achieved without damage to the environment, on finite land resources and while preserving social and natural capital.

Chapter 4 - The economic contributions of agricultural extension to agricultural and rural development. Robert Evenson. Robert Evenson is a Professor at Yale University, and serves as Director of The International and Development Economics Program.

different problem areas of rural poverty and economic development. These studies were initiated by the Economic Research Service to assist in program planning and guidance for future research. Generally, each one provides an out- line of the problem of concern, a survey of research, evaluation of applicable.

He is also the Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) in the Philippines.

He is the President-elect for –09 of the International Association of Agricultural Economists. His area of research interest includes development economics, industrial development and environmental s: 2.

agricultural and rural development. Among other things, this chapter discusses the major achievements of economic developments and the changing role of agriculture in the country.

In the last section, major challenges and opportunities are identified for the further development of the agricultural sector in.

in a modest economic growth scenario, byroughly 50 percent as compared to agricultural output. Meanwhile, the global diet is changing too, as a result of shifting demographics: There’s a growing demand for high-value animal protein, a trend that (in addition to natural population growth) is being driven by urbanization and rising incomes.

Agriculture in Developing Countries: Technology Issues presents an experimental approach of testing new possibilities and combinations to match the changes taking place in the agricultural production environment of developing countries.

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While emphasizing the importance of combining scientific and indigenous knowledge, this book argues that sustained agricultural development can be achieved. Book of Proceedings - Academic Conference of Cambridge Publications & Research International on Sub-Sahara African Transpormation Assessment Vol.

5 No 26th November, NASU, Capacity Auditorium Keffi, Keffi, Nasarawa State, Nigeria. IMPACT ASSESMENT OF ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY RESEARCHES ON SOCIO ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT OF NIGERIA. Since our inception, the Agricultural Development team has recognized Nigeria as an important priority geography given its size and agricultural potential.

As early asthe foundation invested in several key areas, including value-chain development, soil health, and crop improvement. This would help strengthen the economic position of the dependent farmers.

Examples of such measures are National Accelerated Food Production Project (NAFPP), Structural Adjustment Program (SAP), Nigeria Agricultural Cooperation and Rural Development Bank (NACRDB).


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NAIROBI, April 8, – Kenyan households that are exclusively engaged in agriculture contributed % to the reduction of rural poverty, and agriculture remains the largest income source for both poor and non-poor households in rural areas, according to the latest World Bank economic analysis.

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Agricultural economics is a branch of applied economics concerned with the application of economic theory in optimizing the production and distribution of food and fibre. Agricultural economics, study of the allocation, distribution, and utilization of the resources used, along with the commodities produced, by farming.