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Report on the Proceedings of the International Workshop On Fast Growing Economies¿ Role in Global Agricultural Research for Development + Annexures

Fast growing economies are increasingly emerging also as dominant forces in global economic, social and environmental affairs. These economies represent the world¿s largest potential markets and trading partners, the source of much of both the world¿s natural and human resources and of major sustainability challenges and innovation. Some of the dramatic successes in rapid development are illustrated in the examples from Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa (BRICS), all fast growing

Transforming Agricultural Research for Development. Final version

Global report on ARD commissioned for GCARD 2010, written by the Global Author Team. Also known as the "GAT report". Final revised version.

Report on the Proceedings of the International Workshop On Fast Growing Economies¿ Role in Global Agricultural Research for Development

Fast growing economies are increasingly emerging also as dominant forces in global economic, social and environmental affairs. These economies represent the world¿s largest potential markets and trading partners, the source of much of both the world¿s natural and human resources and of major sustainability challenges and innovation. Some of the dramatic successes in rapid development are illustrated in the examples from Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa (BRICS), all fast growing

Transforming Agricultural Research for Development. First version

Global report on ARD commissioned for GCARD 2010, written by the Global Author Team. Also known as the "GAT report". First version

GCARD-Africa e-consultation report

Based on the regional review conducted in Africa by the Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa (FARA), an e-consultation was held which is presented in this report. The purpose is to gather broader perspectives on how research can increase its development impact in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) Based on regional review and new ideas or knowledge from the field

PROLINNOVA Updates

In several countries in Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Pacific, diverse organisations have joined forces to promote local innovation in agriculture and natural resource management (NRM). They have drawn up their individual PROLINNOVA Country/Regional Programmes (CPs/RPs) as well as joint international activities for mutual learning and policy dialogue. This Global Partnership Programme (GPP) is a Community of Practice that is built from the bottom up, in the spirit of the Global Forum on Agricultural Research (GFAR). This document contains some highlights on the GPP until 2008.

Examen Regional de la Recherche et du Developpment Agricoles en Afrique

En 2008, la population africaine essentiellement rurale a franchi la barre des 976 millions. L'agriculture est la principale source de subsistance pour la majorité de cette population. Le nombre de personnes extrêmement sous-alimentées entre 1990 et 1992 en Afrique subsaharienne (ASS) était estimé à 173 millions. Ce chiffre confirme la contre performance de ce secteur clé particulièrement en ASS. De 1997-1999, ce chiffre a augmenté de 250 millions. En 2000, l'Afrique a dépensé 18,7 milliards de dollars américains pour l'importation de produits alimentaires.

Regional Review of Africa's Agricultural Research and Development

In 2008, Africa¿s population, which is mostly rural, topped the 976 million mark. For the majority of these inhabitants, agriculture is the main source of livelihood. The underperformance of this important sector especially in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) is borne by the facts that between 1990 and 1992, the number of chronically undernourished people in SSA was 173 million. By 1997-1999, this number increased to 250 million. In 2000, Africa spent USD 18.7 billion on food import. The desire to eliminate

The GCARD process in Africa

Africa¿s Engagement with the GCARD Process; The GCARD Consultation Process in Africa; Priority ARD areas for Africa¿s engagement with international partners. Regional Forum: FARA.