This book is about International Service for National Agricultural Research's (ISNAR) study to identify key factors that influenced the effectiveness and efficiency of links between research and technology transfer. It recommends ways to improve these links and reflects the progress made till date.
1. The Agricultural Research-Technology Transfer Interface: A Knowledge Systems Perspective 2. The Political Economy of the Development and Transfer of Agricultural Technologies 3. The Effect of Changes in State Policy and Organization on Agricultural Research and Extension Links: A Latin American Perspective 4. Intergroup Relationships in Institutional Agricultural Technology Systems 5. Links between On-Farm Research and Extension in Nine Countries 6. Private Sector Agricultural Research and Technology Transfer Links in Developing Countries 7. A Conceptual Framework for Studying the Links between Agricultural Research and Technology Transfer in Developing Countries