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Cover for The role of impact assessment in evaluating agricultural investments in Eastern and Southern Africa.

Eastern and Southern Africa, in particular, have been burdened with chronic food insecurity, pervasive rural poverty and natural resource degradation. In many countries, agricultural research and development (R&D) has had limited success in improving agricultural productivity and the...

Author(s)
Anandajayasekeram, P.; Babu, S.; Rukuni, M.; Workneh, S.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932671)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Impact of investments in livestock research and development programmes in South Africa.

This study assesses the economic impact of livestock production research and development (R&D) programmes in South Africa from 1970 to 1996. The objectives of the analysis are to estimate the costs and returns to investments in livestock improvement schemes. The net present values (NPVs) and...

Author(s)
Mokoena, M. R.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932671)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Overview of impact assessment methodologies.

The ultimate interest of investors in agricultural research and development (R&D) is the extent to which their investment eventually bears a positive outcome on the lives of the poor and hungry people of developing nations without seriously harming the natural resource base. Consequently, most...

Author(s)
Anandajayasekeram, P.; Babu, S.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932671)
Type
Book chapter