The Agricultural Economics and Capacity Development Division is responsible for translating the ARC's research results into useable outputs in support of agrarian transformation and the efficiency and competitiveness of the sector.   This is achieved through analysis of research activity in order to allow the ARC to exploit its IP, maximise utilization of R&D outputs and transfer technology to farmers and agribusiness.


Translation of R&D outputs into commercial products and services

​Economic Analysis

Analysis of research activity to establish the impact of the ARC's R&D, guide R&D investment and provide critical data to the sector


Optimisation of the ARC brand equity

Smallholder Agricultural Development / Training Services

Capacity development towards a transformed agricultural sector