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El rol gubernamental en el proceso de innovación agropecuaria

Muchos gobiernos en países en desarrollo intentan estimular el crecimiento y la innovación agropecuaria estableciendo entidades de financiamiento, programas de extensión y centros de investigación pública, así como subvencionando actividades agrícolas…


The role of government in agricultural innovation

Many governments in developing countries attempt to foster agricultural development and innovation by setting up funding facilities, extension programs, and research centers and by subsidizing private-sector and farm activities through fiscal…


Public–private partnerships in international agricultural research

Public-private partnerships (PPPs) in agricultural research and development are increasingly viewed as an effective means of conducting advanced research, developing new technologies, and deploying new products for the benefit of small-scale,…


Local-level public goods and collective action

According to the author, Given the vital importance of public goods in providing basic services necessary for alleviating poverty and in managing the local natural resource base for sustainable development, this brief offers an approach to…


Institutional options for managing rangelands

This brief considers the benefits and costs of alternative tenure and institutional arrangements and the impact of existing legal and policy frameworks on the sustainability and equity of pastoral production systems under three categories of…


Property rights, collective action, and agroforestry

In this brief, we explore the role that social institutions-specifically property rights and collective action- may play in the development of agroforestry.... In the future, property rights and collective action will play increasingly pivotal roles…