South African agricultural R&D: Policies and public institutions, 1880–2007

@inproceedings{Liebenberg2011SouthAA,
  title={South African agricultural R&D: Policies and public institutions, 1880–2007},
  author={Frikkie Liebenberg and Philip G. Pardey},
  year={2011}
}
Abstract In South Africa, government engagement in agricultural R&D and associated technical support services dates back to at least the 1880s. Over the subsequent century and more, the growth in public support for agricultural R&D, extension and technical services has waxed and waned and the policies and public institutions directed at them have changed markedly. In the early 20th century the focus was on tapping technologies and expertise from other countries. Subsequent changes in… CONTINUE READING