Agricultural R&D in Brazil

policy, investments, and institutional profile

Nienke M. Beintema, Antonio Flavio Diaz Avila, Philip G. Pardey

In 1996, Brazil employed more than 5,000 full-time equivalent researchers and spent more than $1 billion (1993 international dollars) on agricultural R&D; about one half of the total agricultural research spending throughout Latin America in that year.