On August 24, participants from around the world converged on Addis Ababa to discuss the proposed CGIAR ‘Livestock-Fish’ research Mega Program. Participants attending came from 4 CGIAR Centers – CIAT, ICARDA, ILRI, and WorldFish; others came from Africa, Latin America, Europe and Asia. They represent governments, national research organizations, regional and sub-regional bodies (FARA, IBAR, ASARECA, CORAF), NGOs, the private sector, as well as international organizations (FAO, World Bank).
They came to Addis Ababa to share thinking on the Mega Program, test emerging conclusions,align the ideas of the various stakeholders, understand better how to make the partnerships work, and generally collectively refine thinking on how best to take the proposal forward.
Update on the CGIAR Change Process
The first day kicked off with a presentation on the CGIAR change process by Steve Hall, Director General of the WorldFish Center. In his view, the emerging role for the future CGIAR is…
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