Neil Palmer (CIAT)

SPIA 41 Biannual Meeting

New Delhi, India, 24 – 25 March 2012

Under the SPIA Chair, Derek Byerlee, discussion of SPIA activities and progress since SPIA 40 and ISPC 4 meetings. Highlights include updates on the Diffusion and Impact of Improved Varieties in Africa (DIIVA) project, the Tracking Improved Varieties in South Asia (TRIVSA) project, progress on IA of CGIAR investments in germplasm collection, conservation, characterization and evaluation (GCCE), the IAAE workshop in Brazil, and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation proposal for Strengthening Impact Assessment in the CGIAR (SIAC).

Agenda (PDF)

Activities update (PDF)

Minutes (PDF)