IRRI’s Upland Rice Research: Follow-up Review to the 6th IRRI EPMR

In response to the recommendation of the 6th IRRI External Program and Management Review (EPMR), the SC was requested to establish an independent panel to study the situation of upland rice in Asia and IRRI’s potential contribution to solving researchable issues. In addition to the final report, this document contains the SC Commentary and IRRI’s Response to the Final Report.

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.