NRM Research in the CGIAR: A Framework for Programme Design and Evaluation

This background paper lays out the context, including the priorities set out in the 2000 Vision and Strategy paper; second, these elements are translated into a set of propositions on operational strategy; third, the propositions are linked to considerations of implications for the System related to the various component NRM elements involved and dealt with by the CGIAR.




The fourteenth meeting of the ISPC was held from 14-16 September 2016 at ICRISAT Headquarters, Patancheru, India.

The thirteenth meeting of the ISPC was held from 25-27 May 2016 at CIP Headquarters, Lima, Peru.


Following SF 2016, the ISPC conducted an evaluation of the Forum to assist in planning and modeling future events more successfully. An online participant survey was carried out and citation analyses were done for the papers published in the special issues after the previous three SFs.

This ISPC commented study examines two distinct partnership domains: Multi-stakeholder partnerships (MSPs) in Agricultural Research for Development and Global MSPs approaches. It develops a framework of Partnership and Innovation Modes to assist the CGIAR in embedding its work within the wider archi­tecture of partnership, platforms, and networks that will be required to tackle global scale challenges.