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Assessment of the United States food and agricultural research system.
by Congress of the United States, Office of Technology Assessment in Washington, D.C
Written in English
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This book offers an essential, comprehensive, yet accessible reference of contemporary food security discourse and guides readers through the steps required for food security analysis. Food insecurity is a major obstacle to development and achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals. It is a co. 1. Introduction. Research has multiple impacts on society. In the light of the international discourse on grand societal challenges and sustainable development, the debate is reinforced about the role of research on economic growth, societal well-being, and environmental integrity ().Research impact assessment (RIA) is a key instrument to exploring this role ().Cited by: 8.
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