Report of the External Review of the Systemwide Program on ASB

This document contains the Report of the First External Review of the Systemwide Program on Alternatives to Slash and Burn (ASB) together with the SC commentary. As requested in the Terms of Reference for the Review, the Panel combined an assessment of the impacts of ASB, and an evaluation of how the internal operations, management and governance of ASB contributed to those impacts.

NEWS

ISPC MEETINGS

The fifteenth meeting of the ISPC will be held from 04-05 April 2017 in Rome, Italy.

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

RECENT PUBLICATIONS

The fifteenth meeting of the ISPC will be held from 04-05 April 2017 in Rome, Italy.

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.