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Download e-book for iPad: Agricultural research policy in an era of privatization by Derek Byerlee, Ruben G Echeverria

By Derek Byerlee, Ruben G Echeverria

ISBN-10: 0851996000

ISBN-13: 9780851996004

This booklet synthesizes modern studies with altering private and non-private quarter roles in investment and executing agricultural learn, with emphasis on constructing international locations. The publication comprises 15 chapters prepared into 4 certain elements. half I offers a short assessment of the present prestige, traits and coverage matters in private and non-private agricultural learn and improvement in constructing nations. the remainder components of the publication include case reviews of modern reports in exploring substitute mechanisms for investment and organizing agricultural learn in an atmosphere of privatization. half II assesses public-private collaboration in financing examine via commodity levies paid through farmers, and half III evaluates public-private collaboration in provision of study companies via joint ventures and different kinds of partnerships. half IV specializes in responses of public study enterprises to privatization. to be had In Print

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India) where the mandate for applied research was explicitly given to the universities. Overall, universities account for about 10–20% of public agricultural research spending in developing countries, compared with over 40% in industrialized countries (Pardey and Beintema, 2001). Beyond the NARI model, institutional innovations in the form of nationally coordinated commodity research programmes and interna- 22 D. Byerlee et al. tional networks to exchange germplasm provided an integrated approach to highly focused commodity work.

They describe a variety of mechanisms for facilitating this access, including licensing, cross-licensing, alliances and joint ventures. Finally, public funding is being made more contestable through the rapid proliferation of competitive funds in both developed and developing countries. The administrative arrangements for these funds are highly variable, but in general they are being managed by an autonomous public body with considerable independence of parent ministries and strong participation of key stakeholders in their governance.

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