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Richard Claase's graphics and the editorial contributions of Gerry Twomey, Kathleen Sheridan, Kathy Shipp, and John Didier are also gratefully acknowledged. Together, they have injected a measure of clarity and coherence into a topic fraught with specialist nomenclature and narrow disciplinary confines. STEVEN R. TABOR Page xi CONTRIBUTORS The affiliations shown are those at the time of chapter preparation. Alirahman, National Planning Authority, Jakarta, Indonesia Julian M. Alston, University of California at Davis, Davis, California Peter Ballantyne, European Centre for Development Policy Management, Maastricht, The Netherlands James A.

Some Relationships between Research Approaches and National Objectives 183 12-2. A Matrix of Considerations to Guide Action Planning 186 12-3. Action Planning Summary for an African Country 189 LIST OF FIGURES 1-1. Paths of Structural Adjustment: A Stylized View 8 2-1. Linkages between Structural Adjustment and Agricultural Research 29 10-1. S. Agriculture, 1950-90 156 10-2. S. Farmers (Deflated by CPI) 1950-90 156 Page ix FOREWORD In most developing countries, agriculture is a major source of incomes, employment, and export earnings.

Chile: Macroeconomic Indicators, 1973-92 40 3-2. Annual Average Rates of Growth of Agricultural GDP, 1960-90 43 3-3. Chile: Average Crop Yields, 1974-83 and 1984-88 43 3-4. Funding and Staffing of Chile's NARS, Selected Years, 1970-90 46 3-5. INIA's Sources of Funding, Selected Years, 1970-92 46 3-6. Funds Allocated to Agricultural Research by Various Institutional Sources, 1981-92 47 4-1. Economic and Social Indicators 1974-90 57 4-2. Growth Rate of Major Agricultural Commodities, 1974-91 60 4-3.

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