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IFPRI Website Update

Taking stock of national agricultural R&D capacity in Africa South of the Sahara

Posted: 25 Nov 2014 09:01 PM PST

This report is a timely input into the ongoing development agenda for Africa South of the Sahara (SSA). The 2013 report on agriculture and food systems by the United Nations' Sustainable Development Solutions Network released a set of post–2015 development goals, including recommendations that low- and middle-income countries increase their spending on agricultural research and development (R&D) by a minimum of 5 percent per year during 2015–2025, and that they allocate at least 1 percent of their agricultural gross domestic product (GDP) to public agricultural R&D.

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African countries south of the Sahara must double investment in agricultural R&D, report finds

Posted: 25 Nov 2014 09:01 PM PST

Johannesburg, South Africa, 26 November, 2014 – African countries south of the Sahara will need to double their investment in agricultural research and development if ambitious United Nations and African Union targets are to be achieved, according to a new report issued by researchers at the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).

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