For a wide range of developing countries data concerning public and private spending on agricultural research and development is collected and assessed by the agricultural science and technology indicators (ASTI) initiative. assessment of foreign assistance to agricultural, forestry and fishing research and to agricultural extension has received less attention. The present study used OECD data to analyse the amount and variability of foreign aid directed to agricultural research and extension, as well as to forestry and fishery research, during the period of 2002 to 2012.
"Is aid to agricultural innovation a priority for the international community?" by C. Angelico, C. Grovermann, K. Nichterlein and A. Sonnino can be downloaded in PDF here.