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Dataset | 16 September 2016

Agricultural Science and Technology Indicators - Researchers

ASTI’s data on national agricultural researchers are expressed in full-time equivalent (FTE) researchers (with official researcher status) employed at government, nonprofit, and higher education agencies. Data on agricultural researchers employed by the private sector are excluded due to lack of availability. FTE calculations take into account the proportion of time scientists actually spend on research as opposed to other activities.

Data are available by country from the following regions: Africa South of the Sahara, Asia and Pacific, Latin America and the Caribbean, West Asia and North Africa

Data can be disaggregated by Age, Degree, Gender, Institutional category and Commodity focus.

Data can be presented per 100,000 farmers and per million population.

Data cover a large number of low- and middle-income countries.

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