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Collinson and Wright 1991; Pardey and Roseboom 1989
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Research budgets of CGIAR, Monsanto and NARS in South America
IAASTD/Ketill Berger, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
Agricultural Knowledge, Science and Technology (AKST) has the capacity to improve livelihoods, although effects have varied by region and social group. The ability to access and benefit from AKST is uneven, with industrialized countries gaining more than developing countries. Monsanto is by far the largest investor in agricultural research in South America.