Private agricultural research in Asia

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Agricultural research in South and South-east Asia was started by a mix of private companies, commodity groups and governments. In the 1960s and 1970s, government research increased rapidly, commodity groups declined in importance and there were signs of private research growth. Recently, the increased demand for modern inputs and changes in government policy provide greater incentives for private research, but first they have to resolve a number of issues about the role private research should play in their societies.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)131-140
Number of pages10
JournalFood Policy
Issue number2
StatePublished - May 1983
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Food Science
  • Development
  • Sociology and Political Science
  • Economics and Econometrics
  • Management, Monitoring, Policy and Law


  • Agricultural research
  • Asia
  • Private sector


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