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An Economic impact Assessment of the Rice Research Program in Bhutan

Samjhana shrestha, Dophu Dukpa, Tanka Pulami, Kencho Wangdi, Wangda Drukpa and Phub Dem 2004
This study is about the economic impact and assessments of research and technology development conducted for the period 1983 to 2000. The institutional impact on capacity building for agricultural research is also briefly evaluated in the paper. The economic impact assessment is based mainly on a farm survey conducted in seven main rice-producing districts. The study results show that the rice research and technology development program has been successful in increasing rice production and farm income, and in improving food security.

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