desktop_windows ASTI in Retrospect
New series of ASTI program notes
2020 marks the 20th anniversary of the inception of ASTI. To highlight this important milestone, the program released a Series of Notes focusing on—and updating—some of the key advancements and insights ASTI data have enabled in the past 20 years.
Website: Overview of data
ASTI’s website provides interactive country pages; data benchmarking and download tools, including country comparisons, charts and graphs; and a directory of national research agencies.
New data products:
Data and analyses for Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Papua New Guinea, Thailand, and Vietnam are now available on ASTI’s website. A new series of country briefs is also available, offering a detailed overview of these countries’ agricultural research systems.
desktop_windows Video: Partners’ use
of ASTI data
ASTI’s video collection includes policy, training, and analysis videos, plus videos showing how to use our website and data tools.
supervised_user_circle “The ASTI Network” model: Increasing ownership at the national level
Over time, ASTI has evolved from an data-collection initiative to become a globally recognized and trusted source of policy-relevant data and analytics on agricultural research. In efforts to secure its long-term sustainability and relevance, ASTI is embarking on a new operating model that decentralizes data collection and management, targets demand-driven analyses, and draws on a multistakeholder platform of collaborators
Pilot study: Informing policy
with agricultural R&D evidence
ASTI initiated a pilot study on how agricultural research evidence—and particularly ASTI evidence—could be more effectively integrated into national policy and decisionmaking forums, especially to promote the sustainable allocation of resources to agricultural research.
Country data: Researcher and investment trends
Mapping worlds tool: Nanotool english