Agricultural Science and Technology Indicators
Since 2000, Asia has recorded rapid growth in agricultural research spending. Most of the growth in regional spending was driven by China, followed by India and Indonesia. Visit the Asia regional report.
Two recently released IFPRI discussion papers offer new possible explanations for the puzzling phenomenon of agricultural growth in SSA. Although Africa south of the Sahara has significantly improved its agricultural performance since the mid-1990s, debate is ongoing as to whether the region will be able to withstand this growth in the coming years. The region’s agricultural productivity growth continues to lag behind the rest of the world; growth in cereal yields is still low in almost all countries; and fertilizer use remains minimal. Visit the blog.
Benchmarking tools for and WANA
Pages feature national agricultural researcher capacity, investment, and institutional indicators and trends.