• Addressing Micronutrient Deficiencies: Alternative Interventions and Technologies 

    Unnevehr, Laurian; Paarlberg, Robert L.; Pray, Carl E. (Carl Esek) (AgBioForum, 2007)
    Market failure for nutritional attributes of foods leads to underinvestment in crop breeding to enhance nutritional content of foods. As awareness of the importance of micronutrient deficiencies in the diets of poor ...
  • Patterns of Political Response to Biofortified Varieties of Crops Produced with Different Breeding Techniques and Agronomic Traits 

    Pray, Carl E. (Carl Esek); Paarlberg, Robert L.; Unnevehr, Laurian (AgBioForum, 2007)
    This article first examines the political response to two crops that were nutritionally enhanced through conventional breeding— Quality Protein Maize (QPM) and orange-fleshed sweet potatoes. In the next section, the ...
  • Patterns of Political Support and Pathways to Final Impact 

    Pray, Carl E. (Carl Esek); Unnevehr, Laurian; Juma, Calestous; Paarlberg, Robert L. (AgBioForum, 2007)
    A hypothetical scheme is offered for predicting which biofortified food technologies will enjoy greatest political support or opposition and from which actors on the political landscape. Beyond political support, benefits ...
  • Political Actors on the Landscape 

    Paarlberg, Robert L.; Pray, Carl E. (Carl Esek) (AgBioForum, 2007)
    The introduction of novel foods and crops into the developing world triggers different reactions from different political actors. Quite often, the patterns of response in developing countries run parallel to policy ...