Impact assessment

Benefit–cost meta-analysis of investment in the International Agricultural Research Centres

Date released
29 September 2010
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Anthea McClintock and Garry Griffith


This study examines, in very broad terms, evidence of the returns on investment flowing from research undertaken by the various centres of the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research across ACIAR’s mandated regions (North Asia, Papua New Guinea and Pacific island countries, South Asia, South-East Asia and southern Africa).