• January 2011
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    A renewed commitment to agricultural R&D in Brazil

    The recent country note published jointly by ASTI and the Brazilian Agricultural Research Corporation (Embrapa) points out that Brazil has one of the most well-developed and well-funded agricultural research systems in the developing world, ranking third in terms of public agricultural research and development (R&D) investments after China and India. After a period of stable […]

  • April 2010

    ASTI outputs prominently featured in GCARD discussions

    The recent Global Conference on Agricultural Research for Development (GCARD) organized by the Global Forum on Agricultural Research (GFAR)  in Montpellier, France, brought together a diverse group of stakeholders to discuss the direction of agricultural research and how it can contribute to increased agricultural productivity and reduced poverty and hunger in developing countries.