Publication: Agricultural research in
Southeast Asia has made considerable progress in strengthening its agricultural R&D capacity over time. Regionwide research spending, however, has remained stagnant. Going forward, governments need to tackle widespread underinvestment and ensure that agricultural R&D targets well-defined areas of priority.
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New series of ASTI program notes
2020 marks the 20th anniversary of the inception of ASTI. To highlight this important milestone, the program released a Series of Notes focusing on—and updating—some of the key advancements and insights ASTI data have enabled in the past 20 years.
supervised_user_circle Publications: Global agricultural R&D and CGIAR investment trends
ASTI has released two new publications offering an updated overview of agricultural research spending around the world. ASTI Global Update 2020 focuses on global investment trends agricultural research, whereas Evolution of CGIAR funding provides a detailed insight in CGIAR funding trends over time.
desktop_windows Video: Partners’ use
of ASTI data
ASTI’s video collection includes policy, training, and analysis videos, plus videos showing how to use our website and data tools.
Website: Overview of data
ASTI’s website provides interactive country pages; data benchmarking and download tools, including country comparisons, charts and graphs; and a directory of national research agencies.
Pilot study: Informing policy
with agricultural R&D evidence
ASTI initiated a pilot study on how agricultural research evidence—and particularly ASTI evidence—could be more effectively integrated into national policy and decisionmaking forums, especially to promote the sustainable allocation of resources to agricultural research.
Country data: Researcher and investment trends
Mapping worlds tool: Nanotool english