publication . Doctoral thesis . 2015

Activating institutional innovations for hunger and poverty reduction : potential of applied international agricultural research

Kamanda, Josey;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2015
  • Publisher: Universität Hohenheim
  • Country: Germany
Abstract
The CGIAR system has made several attempts to improve its organizational structure, the latest being a reform process initiated in 2009. A key issue that has been debated over the years is how the CGIAR centres are best placed within the range of institutions involved in agricultural research and development. The CGIAR still faces the unresolved dilemma between a focus on upstream research that produces international public goods versus downstream activities that ensure impact. Therefore, there is a need to review the CGIARs position on this important question, and to obtain the views of centre scientists and other actors on this question. It is equally importan...
Subjects
free text keywords: Agrarforschung, Spill-over-Effekt, Transaktionskosten, Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research, Institutionen, Agricultural innovation, comparative advantage, research spillovers, transaction costs, CGIAR, Agriculture, ddc:630
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