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.
For more detailed information on individual countries, you can access longer Country Notes at: http://www.asti.cgiar.org/countries (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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