Estimation of the rate of return to wine grape research and technology development expenditures in South Africa

This article evaluates the impact of research and technology development in the wine grape industry in order to determine the rate of return (ROR) to these investments, and to make specific recommendations on funding. The analysis illustrates the applied and adaptive nature of the research conducted in the industry, with RORs of roughly 40 percent for R&D and extension. This is high, providing excellent motivation for increased investment in R&D.


Issue Date:
1998-06
Publication Type:
Journal Article
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/54789
Published in:
Agrekon, Volume 37, Issue 2
Page range:
189-210
Total Pages:
22




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