Photo by Ollivier Girard/CIFOR

19 April 2018



Item 1. Opening of the ISPC Meeting


Maggie Gill, ISPC Chair & René Castro, Land and Water Dept, Assistant-Director General, FAO

Item 2. Climate change and agriculture:  what do recent policy developments mean for the CGIAR research agenda?   

Discussant: Bernard Rey, EC
16:00-16:30 Coffee Break  

Item 3. Future opportunities for the CGIAR

  • Presentation (Marco Ferroni, Chair CGIAR System Management Board)

Panel: How the world in which the CGIAR operates is changing – Insights from ISPC Council members:


20 April 2018


Item 3 continued. Future opportunities for the CGIAR

10:30- 10:45

Item 4. Implications of SPIA evidence for CGIAR future research agenda on natural resource management and sustainable production systems


Item 5. Planning for the 2018 ISPC Science Forum


Item 6. Taking a close look at livestock in the CGIAR research agenda  

Chair: Nighisty Ghezae, ISPC
15:45-16:00 Item 7. AoB and Closing  Maggie Gill, ISPC Chair