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Learning from Experience 37 3 Chile 39 Chile's Macroeconomic Reform Program 39 Agricultural Research and Adjustment 44 Conclusion 50 References 51 4 Burkina Faso 53 Economic Development Pre-1983 53 Autonomous Adjustment: 1983-91 55 Agriculture and Adjustment 59 Adjustment and Agricultural Research 59 Conclusions 67 References 68 Page iv 5 Ghana 71 Ghana's Macroeconomic Adjustment Program 72 Structural Adjustment and Agricultural Research 76 Structural Adjustment and the Technological Challenge 82 References 83 6 Indonesia 85 The Economic Shock 85 The Adjustment Response 86 The Economic Response to Adjustment 87 The Agricultural Research System 89 Agricultural Research Under Adjustment 90 Adverse Effects of Adjustment on Institutional Development 94 Research Performance and Effectiveness 95 Conclusions 97 References 97 7 Sri Lanka 101 Structural Adjustment: 1977-84 101 Structural Adjustment: 1988-93 102 The Impact of Adjustment 103 Adjustment and Agricultural Research 107 Conclusions 113 References 114 8 Mexico 117 Economic Adjustment and Agriculture 117 Adjustment and Agricultural Research 124 Making Research More Effective Under Economic Adjustment 127 References 131 9 East Africa 133 Background 134 Agricultural Research in East Africa 139 Adjustment and Agricultural Research 140 Conclusions 143 References 146 Part III.
C. Heike Michelsen, International Service for National Agricultural Research, The Hague, The Netherlands Eugenia Muchnik, Catholic University of Chile, Santiago, Chile H. K. Quartey Papafio, Ministry of Agriculture, Accra, Ghana R. H. S. Samaratunga, National Planning Division, Colombo, Sri Lanka Philip G. C. Grant M. Scobie, University of Waikato, Waikato, New Zealand Michel Sedogo, National Institute of Science and Technology, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso Steven R. S. Agency for International Development WAMU West African Monetary Union Page 1 PART I WHERE DOES THEORY LEAD US?
It is hoped that this book will contribute to the necessary dialogue on this topic. CHRISTIAN BONTE-FRIEDHEIM DIRECTOR GENERAL INTERNATIONAL SERVICE FOR NATIONAL AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH VINOD THOMAS DIRECTOR ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT INSTITUTE THE WORLD BANK Page x ACKNOWLEDGMENTS This book owes much to the unflagging support of ISNAR and EDI management. Christian Bonte-Friedheim, Howard Elliott, and Barry Nestel of ISNAR were instrumental in initiating and providing guidance throughout the exercise. Hatsuya Azumi and Richard Manning of EDI helped bring preliminary results of this work to the attention of research leaders and policymakers in Eastern Africa in 1993 and, with this publication, furthered the search for a common framework for policymaking and institutional development.