Agricultural Science and Technology Indicators
Includes regional report, country factsheets, interactive data tools and downloads analyzing recent trends in West Asia and North Africa. Visit the WANA regional page.
Two recently released IFPRI discussion papers offer new possible explanations for the puzzling phenomenon of agricultural growth in SSA. Although Africa south of the Sahara has significantly improved its agricultural performance since the mid-1990s, debate is ongoing as to whether the region will be able to withstand this growth in the coming years. The region’s agricultural productivity growth continues to lag behind the rest of the world; growth in cereal yields is still low in almost all countries; and fertilizer use remains minimal. Visit the blog
Benchmarking tools for
SSA and WANA
Pages feature national agricultural researcher capacity, investment, and institutional indicators and trends.