Date: 
Friday, May 19, 2017

Between 6th and 8th July 2017, the Standing Panel on Impact Assessment (SPIA) of the ISPC and the CGIAR Research Program on Policies, Institutions and Markets (PIM) are organizing a major conference on assessing the impacts of agricultural research. The conference, which will include a mix of plenary and parallel sessions, will be hosted by the World Agroforestry Center (ICRAF) at its campus in Nairobi, Kenya. Link to the event website will be posted shortly.

NEWS

ISPC MEETINGS

The fifteenth meeting of the ISPC was held from 04-05 April 2017 in Rome, Italy.

The fourteenth meeting of the ISPC was held from 14-16 September 2016 at ICRISAT Headquarters, Patancheru, India.

RECENT PUBLICATIONS

The ISPC is facilitating System-wide agreement on the nature and assessment of Quality of Research for Development (QoR4D). A small working group (WG) on QoR4D with representation from Centers, CRPs and the IEA was established late last year. This WG organized a workshop at FAO on 06-07 February 2017 with representation from across CGIAR System constituencies - key findings from those discussions are elaborated in this brief.

The fifteenth meeting of the ISPC was held from 04-05 April 2017 in Rome, Italy.