Agricultural Research Management by G. Loebenstein, G. Thottappilly

By G. Loebenstein, G. Thottappilly

Agricultural study is likely one of the such a lot frequent sorts of equipped study on the earth, in either built and constructing nations. administration of agricultural study comprises many selections that experience medical, social and political effects. each state has verified agricultural study priorities in accordance with many advanced components that has to be thought of while judgements are made at the number of study difficulties to be investigated. assets has to be divided between initiatives that frequently compete for the restricted investment to be had that helps the entire examine enterprise.

This e-book will supply these people who deal with study with equipment and tactics that may be utilized in their administration organization.

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Population growth for 2050 is projected between 8 and 11 billion people (low- and high-fertility scenarios) who represent an average 50% increase from the 2000 census. But more important, most of this growth will take place in developing countries. By 2050, industrialised nations would have about a billion people, and the developing world over 8 billion. This trend will be more noticeable in Africa, the poorest continent of the world. In 1959, the United Nations Expanded Program of Technical Assistance and the Special Fund were created and later merged in 1966 to form the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), as the financial body dealing with technical assistance in the UN system.

The main impact of this technology was initially made in the area of in vitro conservation of plant genetic resources. Tissue culture made possible the conservation of land- and time-consuming crops, such as cassava, in reduced laboratory spaces. Other tissue-culture techniques, such as embryo rescue and anther culture, were also regarded as highly promising at the time for crop improvement purposes. Finally, tissue culture was also used to produce pest-free plant germplasm, and facilitate the international exchange of plant genetic resources.

Moreover, the restrictive measures imposed by the IMF on developing countries caught in the trap of the external debt, create recession and unemployment. The lack of employment (income) is obviously one of the main causes of famine and malnutrition in urban and rural households of developing countries (Ford et al. 2003). The lack of investment in “productive” agricultural R&D in developing countries by foreign aid agencies/departments, has further contributed to set back the significant progress made by NARIs and IARCs up to the 1980s.

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