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Evaluating agricultural research and productivity

Evaluating agricultural research and productivity

proceedings of a symposium

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Published by Dept. of Agriculture and Applied Economics, University of Minnesota in St. Paul, Minn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Agriculture -- Research -- United States -- Congresses.,
  • Agricultural productivity -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies.

    Statementsponsored by IR-6 and the Farm Foundation ; held in Atlanta, GA, January 29-30, 1987.
    SeriesMiscellaneous publication -- 52-1987., Miscellaneous publication (University of Minnesota. Agricultural Experiment Station) -- 1987-52.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination207 p. :
    Number of Pages207
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17641647M

    Geneva: New York State Agricultural Experiment Station, Cornell University. Peters, R. A., and S. Dunn. Life History Studies as Related to Weed Control in the Northeast. 6. Large and Small Crabgrass. Bulletin Storrs: University of Connecticut, College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Storrs Agricultural Experiment Station. Enhancing agricultural productivity and farmer’s incomes (Chapter II, 7(k)); • There is a continuous monitoring and evaluation of food security and nutrition status in the significant.

    Current Agriculture Research Journal is an open access, peer reviewed, international research journal of agriculture science published with sole aim of rapid dissemination of scientific knowledge and to promote the cause for agriculture research. Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library.

    This research was undertaken to show how the current gaps and weaknesses in systems for monitoring agricultural productivity in APO member countries could be addressed. The comprehensive report analyzes agricultural performance and productivity trends with data from to A Knowledge Production Function of Agricultural Research and Extension: The Case of the University of third, or billion people, between and Agricultural productivity would have to increase by about 70 percent to feed the global population of billion people over this period. books, station (State Agricultural File Size: KB.


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[IR-6 (Research committee); Farm Foundation (Chicago, Ill.);]. Agricultural Research and Productivity Agricultural Research and Productivity It is widely agreed that increased productivity, arising from innovation and changes in technology, is the main contributor to economic growth in U.S.

agriculture. Downloadable. Global agriculture must significantly increase production to meet by mid-century the demands for food, feed, and fiber posed by the world’s enlarging population.

An important requirement to meeting those demands is a lifting of agricultural total factor productivity (TFP) growth rates.

The present analysis evaluates the impact global agricultural TFP growth may have on food. Introduction. Agricultural research holds a great potential for raising agricultural productivity and reducing poverty. The green revolution, which led to a doubling or tripling of yields of the major food grains in the s and 70s, was a result of major investments in national and international agricultural research (David and Otsuka, ).While there is a large volume of theoretical Cited by: In this book we assemble a range of evidence from a range of sources with a view to developing an improved understanding of recent trends in agricultural productivity around the world.

The fundamental purpose is to better understand the nature of the long-term growth in the supply of food and its principal determinants. We pursue this purpose from two by:   It is a unique source of up-to date estimates of support to agriculture using a comprehensive system of measuring and classifying support to agriculture – the Producer and Consumer Support Estimates (PSEs and CSEs), the General Services Support Estimate (GSSE) and related indicators – which provide insight into the increasingly complex nature of agricultural policy and serve as a basis for OECD’s agricultural policy monitoring and evaluation.

measures of agricultural productivity, the effects of agricultural research and development (R&D) on agricultural innovation and productivity patterns, and the resulting social payoffs to investments in agricultural R&D.

This review summarizes and interprets the main findings from that body of work. Agricultural research is a very general term for an activity that involves finding out solutions for the value chains in productivity, production, processing, marketing, andFile Size: 1MB.

Casley D.J. and Kumar, K. () Project Monitoring and Evaluation in Agriculture. World Bank. John Hopkins University Press; Baltimore and London. Casley D.J. and Kumar, K. () The Collection, Analysis, and Use of Monitoring and Evaluation Data.

World Bank. Horton, D. Et al. () Monitoring and Evaluating Agricultural Research. This book, first published inprovides a comprehensive, integrated body of knowledge concerning agricultural productivity research, highlighting both its strengths and limitations.

This book will be of value to scholars and research leaders for the knowledge it conveys of future productivity research, and will also be of interest to students of environmental studies.

Effect on Productivity The Impact of International Agricultural Research Edited by R.E. Evenson Economic Growth Center Yale University New Haven Connecticut, USA and D. Gollin Department of Economics Williams College Williamstown Massachusetts, USA CABI Publishing 00 Crop Variety- Prelims 16/12/02 PM Page iii.

Sustainable Food and Agriculture: An Integrated Approach is the first book to look at the imminent threats to sustainable food security through a cross-sectoral lens. As the world faces food supply challenges posed by the declining growth rate of agricultural productivity, accelerated deterioration of quantity and quality of natural resources that underpin agricultural production, climate.

Project monitoring and evaluation in agriculture (English) Abstract. Because of the need to monitor the implementation of agricultural projects and to evaluate their achievements, these activities are now a routine part of project appraisal.

This book details the concepts of monitoring and evaluation of agricultural and Cited by: In the agriculture-based category, which includes most of Sub-Saharan Africa, development of the agriculture sector is essential to growth and poverty reduction, yet productivity is low, constrained by limited access to modern inputs, irrigation, communication, and transport.

The Journal of Productivity Analysis publishes theoretical and applied research addressing the measurement, analysis, and improvement of productivity. The journal’s empirical research papers apply theory and techniques to the measurement of productivity and set forth implications for managerial strategies and public policy to enhance productivity.

Conclusion: Due to these challenges and the shift in agricultural research and extension approaches, it is recommended that rather than investing effort in trying to prove impact, greater attention should be given to improving impact as well as using other innovative monitoring and evaluation (M&E) and learning tools that consider the dynamic nature of agricultural by: The Importance of Agricultural Research H OW are things invented or discovered.

Do people just stumble upon new discoveries. Sometimes they do. More often, how-ever, discoveries are made through well-thought-out research that can involve years of work. What has research done for you and agriculture. Research has altered our world in big ways.

The Productivity of Agricultural Credit in India 1. Introduction The decades since have been challenging times for India n agriculture. Growth rates of agricultural Gross Domestic Product (GDP) have been languishing and the traditional crop sectors hav e seen declining by: 7.

The Impact of Government Policies on Agricultural Productivity and Structure: Preliminary Results Mary Ahearn, Jet Yee, and Wallace Huffman Abstract: Our paper begins with a consideration of the causal relationships among productivity, farm structure, government farm payments and public investments in research and Size: KB.

Farmer’s Handbook on Basic Agriculture Preface A griculture is an important sector of Indian Economy as more than half of its population relies on Ag-riculture as principle source of income.

Research and Extension systems play major role in generation and dissemination of Agricultural technologies aiming at enhancing the income of farmers.farmers perceive or evaluate the effectiveness of extension delivery.

In conducting the study, farmers participating in extension programme in Cross River state were randomly selected using the multi-stage random sampling technique.

The data collected through a structured questionnaire were analyzed using the t-test of. Efficient agricultural policies are essential to meeting increasing demand for safe and nutritious food in a sustainable way. While growth in demand for food, feed, fuel and fibres presents significant opportunities for agriculture, government policies must address challenges such as increasing productivity growth, enhancing environmental performance and adaptation to climate change, and.