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Table 4 Top ten active funding institutions in publishing the zero hunger-related literature (2015–2019)

From: A bibliometric analysis of the scientific production related to “zero hunger” as a sustainable development goal: trends of the pacific alliance towards 2030

Rank Funding institutions Country N % (N = 1123) TC CPD
1 Consejo Nacional de Ciencia y Tecnología (CONACYT) Mexico 161 14.34 885 5.5
2 Fondo Nacional de Desarrollo Científico y Tecnológico (FONDECYT) Chile 66 5.88 626 9.48
3 Comisión Nacional de Investigación Científica y Tecnológica (CONICYT) Chile 53 4.72 317 6.0
4 United States Agency for International Development (USAID) USA 40 3.56 528 13.2
5a Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation USA 36 3.21 586 16.3
5b National Science Foundation (NSF) USA 36 3.21 436 12.1
7a Departamento Administrativo de Ciencia Tecnología e Innovación (COLCIENCIAS) Colombia 30 2.67 140 4.7
7b Conselho Nacional de Desenvolvimento Científico e Tecnológico (CNPq) Brazil 26 2.32 517 19.9
9 European Commission (EC) UE member states 24 2.14 500 20.8
10 National Institutes of Health (NIHs) USA 20 1.78 413 20.7
  1. In ranking, two equally active funding institutions were given similar ranks and one position in the rank was skipped. Funded total documents = 1123 (year: 2015–2019). Since January 1, 2020: the Agencia Nacional de Investigación y Desarrollo (ANID) is CONICYT's legal successor. COLCIENCIAS officially ceased to function on December 5, 2019, when the Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (MINCIENCIAS) was created
  2. TC total cites, CPD cites per document