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Agricultural R&D, Food Prices, Poverty, and Malnutrition Redux

Julian M. Alston and Philip G. Pardey

in The Fight Against Hunger and Malnutrition: The Role of Food, Agriculture, and Targeted Policies

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198733201
eISBN:
9780191797767
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198733201.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, Public and Welfare

While many of the world’s poor remain undernourished, paradoxically, growing numbers of people from all income and social strata are overweight or obese. These evolving patterns of nutrition and ... More


Managing Vulnerability of Indian Agriculture: Implications for Research and Development

Suresh Pal

in Agrarian Crisis in India

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780198069096
eISBN:
9780199080472
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198069096.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

There are three key issues that must be addressed when it comes to public investment in agricultural research and development: whether public funding is sustained over time, whether the funding is ... More


A twenty-first-century balancing act: smallholder farm technology and cost-effective research

John K. Lynam and Stephen Twomlow

in New Directions for Smallholder Agriculture

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199689347
eISBN:
9780191768248
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199689347.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Research and development investments to improve wellbeing of smallholder farmers must contend with the heterogeneity and resource limitations of smallholder systems as well as the conflicting ... More


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