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  • Given the persistence of weak government agricultural R&D, higher education and nongovernmental institutions have come to the fore as leaders of the country’s R&D agenda.
  • In 2006, Honduras employed 124 fte agricultural R&D staff, half of whom were trained to the BSc level.
  • Agricultural R&D expenditures in Honduras decreased during 1991-2006, reaching $11 million (in 2005 PPP prices) in 2006.
  • FHIA is by far the largest agency in Honduras in terms of agricultural R&D spending.
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HND
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  • Costa Rica has Central America's largest and most advanced agricultural research system. In 2006, the country employed 283 fte agricultural R&D staff.
  • INTA conducts the majority of this research, together with a number of decentralized research and outreach centers located at state universities including the University of Costa Rica (UCR), the National University (UNA), and the
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CRI
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  • India has one of the largest and well coordinated public agricultural research systems in the world. Its primary agencies are organized under the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) and state agricultural universities (SAUs).
  • Strong government commitment has resulted in a near doubling of public investment in agricultural research and development (R&D) since the mid-1990s. Funding is expected to increase further in the coming years.
  • Public agricultural R&D is almost completely funded by the federal and states governments.
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IND
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PAK
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  • Agricultural research and development (R&D) investment in Malaysia has remained high compared with many other developing countries, although spending has become more volatile in recent years due to fluctuations in government funding levels.
  • Public agricultural research capacity reached 1,609 full-time equivalent (FTE) researchers in 2010, with growth occurring across all institutional categories.
  • The country’s main public agricultural R&D agency, the Malaysian Agricultural Research and Development Institute (MARDI) accounted for a quarter of national agricultura
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MYS
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  • During 1991–2003 total agricultural researcher numbers in Vietnam showed a steady increase.
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VNM
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NPL
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The number of agricultural researchers increased rapidly between 2008 and 2011 due to a substantial influx of young scientists at ISABU and the return to Burundi of a large number of professors from universities abroad.The overall quality of agricultural R&D capacity remains very weak in terms of the number of agricultural researchers qualified to the PhD-degree level.Following a period of growth, reduced government and donor support caused overall spending levels in Burundi to decline during 2008–2011. Source: ASTI–ISABU Country Factsheet, 2013

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BDI
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