Stripe Review of Social Sciences in the CGIAR

The impetus for the Stripe Review on Social Sciences in the CGIAR arose from repeated concerns expressed in many EPMRs that social science capacity in Centers was deteriorating. Accordingly, the SC commissioned an initial scoping paper in 2008 that presented the justification for conducting an in‐depth review. This document contains the SC commentary in addition to the final report.

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 fifteenth meeting of the ISPC was 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.