Workshop on Strengthening Social Science in the CGIAR: Summary Notes

The one-day workshop on 27th March in Montpellier was organised by the Alliance of the CGIAR Centers, BMGF and the interim ISPC. The workshop was organised to follow up on the 2009 Stripe Study on Social Science in the CGIAR with the aim to stimulate the first high level discussion on ways to improve the state of social sciences in the CGIAR.



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.


This Summary Report of Science Forum 2016 (SF16)  held from 12-14 April 2016 in Addis Ababa summarizes the Plenary and Breakout sessions of the event. The objective of SF16  was to reassess the pathways for agricultural research to stimulate inclusive development of rural economies in an era of climate change. Nearly 200 participants from around the globe representing the CGIAR and research organizations attended SF16.

For each of its Science Fora, the ISPC has developed a special issue journal publication to inform CGIAR research and the field at large. This Brief highlights key messages from a Special Issue Workshop held after Science Forum 16.