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    James Stevenson Agricultural Research Officer

    Data on Adoption of Improved Varieties: Why Do We Need These Estimates?

    The breeding and dissemination of improved crop varieties has been a central feature of CGIAR research since the earliest days of the Green Revolution. In an era in which aid dollars invested in agricultural research are subject to ever-closer scrutiny regarding value for money, it is hard to think of more important ‘results’ on which CGIAR needs data than...

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    Leslie LipperExecutive Director

    Working Together to Realize Agriculture’s Potential in Achieving SDGs 1 and 2

    If you think seriously about what it will take to achieve SDGs 1 and 2, you quickly realize that it needs an immense, focused and coordinated effort on the part of many people and organizations over the next decade. You will also see that agriculture – and the way we manage it – plays a key role.

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    Rachid Serraj Senior Agricultural Research Officer

    Strategic Foresight in the CGIAR

    Foresight is a fundamental work stream of the ISPC as it helps us understand the complexities of the global context in which the CGIAR operates.

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    Fiona BottiglieroKnowledge Management Specialist

    Five Key Takeaways from ISPC 16

    The ISPC open meetings provide a chance for various members of the CGIAR community to report and reflect on the issues arising from each work stream. This year’s meeting was hosted by the International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA) at their offices in Rabat, Morocco, (18-19 September).