Strategic Guidance for Ex Post Impact Assessment of Agricultural Research

The purpose of this guidance document is to help improve the usefulness, the quality, and the quantity of ex post Impact Assessment (epIA) in public-sector agricultural research in developing countries. The purpose of these guidelines is not to supply a detailed step-wise ‘how to’ manual for carrying out epIAs; but rather to attempt to discuss the ‘what’ and the ‘why’.

NEWS

ISPC MEETINGS

The fifteenth meeting of the ISPC was 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 ISPC is facilitating System-wide agreement on the nature and assessment of Quality of Research for Development (QoR4D). A small working group (WG) on QoR4D with representation from Centers, CRPs and the IEA was established late last year. This WG organized a workshop at FAO on 06-07 February 2017 with representation from across CGIAR System constituencies - key findings from those discussions are elaborated in this brief.

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