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    Fiona BottiglieroKnowledge Management Specialist

    From Land Productivity to Labor Productivity

    In this video interview, Karen Macours, SPIA Chair and Associate Professor at the Paris School of Economics and Researcher at French National Institute for Agricultural Research (INRA), explains why the key challenge today is moving away from a sole focus on land productivity.

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    Fiona BottiglieroKnowledge Management Specialist

    It's Time for a Change in the Breeding Mindset

    In this interview, Rodomiro Ortiz , ISPC Member and Faculty (Chair) Professor of Genetics and Plant Breeding, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, explains why it is time for a change in the breeding mindset.

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    Fiona BottiglieroKnowledge Management Specialist

    CGIAR Positioning and Comparative Advantage Looking Ahead

    In this video interview, Maggie Gill , ISPC Chair and Professor of Integrated Land Use, School of Biological Science, University of Aberdeen, UK, shares her views on CGIAR positioning and comparative advantage as the general context within which CGIAR operates shifts.

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    Nancy JohnsonSenior Agricultural Research Officer

    The ‘Policy Pathway’ Matters: Assessing the Impact of Policy-Oriented Research Is Essential to Show CGIAR’s Contribution to Development Outcomes

    One of the primary ways that CGIAR research contributes to development outcomes is through influencing how polices are designed and implemented. According to available data, research oriented to ‘improving policies’ has been a steadily growing part of the CGIAR portfolio, accounting for 17% of CGIAR research investment by 2006 .