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Agricultural systems research for developing countries

Agricultural systems research for developing countries

proceedings of an international workshop held at Hawkesbury Agricultural College Richmond, N.S.W., Australia 12-15 May 1985

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Published by Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research in Canberra A.C.T .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Agricultural systems -- Research -- Developing countries -- Congresses.,
  • Agriculture -- Research -- Developing countries -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementeditor, J.V. Remenyi.
    GenreCongresses.
    SeriesACIAR proceedings -- no. 11.
    ContributionsRemenyi, J. V.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination189 p. :
    Number of Pages189
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18715554M
    ISBN 100949511188

    CiteScore: ℹ CiteScore: CiteScore measures the average citations received per document published in this title. CiteScore values are based on citation counts in a given year (e.g. ) to documents published in three previous calendar years (e.g. – 14), divided by the number of documents in these three previous years (e.g. – 14). A Guide to Federal Programs for Sustainable Agriculture, Forestry, Entrepreneurship, Conservation, Food Systems and Community Development Type: Book This guide lists funding opportunities offered by federal programs, and is indispensable for anyone seeking government help to foster their innovative enterprise in forestry and agriculture.

    Chapter 36W challenges facing the developing countries 3 FIGURE 1 Countries of the World, Classified by Per Capita GNP, Income group U.S. dollars Low $ or less Lower-middle $ – $ Upper-middle $–$ High $ or more There is a sharp geographical division between “North” and “South” in the level of income per File Size: KB.   This book is about agricultural policies in developing countries. It concerns the methods used by governments to change the ecomonic and social framework within which agricultural production takes place: by influencing the prices of farm inputs and outputs, by modifying agricultural institutions, and by promoting new technologies in agriculture/5(8).

    Reinvigorating animal agricultural research is essential to sustainably address the global challenge of food security11When using the term animal agriculture the committee is referring to livestock, poultry, and aquaculture in total. Livestock includes cattle, sheep, horses, goats, and other domestic animals ordinarily raised or used on the farm. Domesticated fowl are considered poultry and Author: Board on Agriculture, Division on Earth. investments in agricultural research.4 The rates of return on investments in agricultural research and development are high in both developed and developing countries; spillover across countries is substantial, and investments often have large, long-lasting, cross-sectoral growth benefits.5 Therefore,File Size: 79KB.


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