Zimbabwe and the CGIAR Centers: A Study of Their Collaboration in Agricultural Research
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An assessment of the strengths and shortcomings of the institutions of Zimbabwe's national agricultural research system (NARS) , and their interaction with CGIAR Centers. The paper reviews the impacts of CIMMYT support to the Rhodesian/Zimbabwean wheat program, and the early impacts of other CGIAR Centers in supporting the NARS' reorientation toward peasant farming since the country's independence in 1980. Written by K. J. Billing of the consulting firm GITEC, Harare, Zimbabwe.
SubjectsBeans; Cassava; CGIAR impact study; CGIAR training; Cowpea; Groundnuts; IARC collaboration with NARS; Investment in agricultural research; Human resources capacity development; Maize; NARS; NARS capacity building; Pigeonpea; Rhodesia; Sorghum; Soybeans; Sweet potatoes; Tomatoes; Wheat; Zimbabwe; CGIAR study papers;
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