New Report on Agricultural Research and Development (R&D) in Africa

Overall investment in R&D increased by more than 20 percent from 2001-2008, but most of this growth occurred in only a handful of countries and spending actually declined in many others.

Press Release

New Study Shows Agricultural R&D in Africa Hindered by Significant Challenges
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Country Facts: Key Trends in Agricultural Research and Development (R&D) since 2000
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For more detailed information on individual countries, you can access longer Country Notes at: (and click on Sub-Saharan Africa)


African Agricultural R&D in the New Millennium: Progress for Some, Challenges for Many
April 2011. IFPRI Food Policy Report.
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