CGIAR Center Directors Committee Minutes, Presiding Chair: J. Williams
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The record of the 25th Center Directors’ Meeting of June 1995, continue discussions on inter-center collaboration in farming systems research, strengthening relationships with FAO, indexing minutes, SADCC liaison scientist , agro-ecological zoning workshop, collective usage of computer hardware and software, cataloguing and microfiching IARC documents as well as the results of the FAO Commission on Plant Genetic Resources. Under new issues, the minutes record a report on the ISNAR organized seminar on women and agricultural technology, an inter-center seminar on biotechnology, a proposal to recruit an agricultural communication specialist to act as coordinator for information needs of African centers, management training, a CGIAR-wide annual report with contributions from centers, the role of co-sponsors and a meeting on sub-Saharan Africa. There is wide ranging discussion on the results of management reviews and reports on IIE services, the budget study, and the benefits committee. Under fundraising, progress is reported on the fundraising committee’s activities, the establishment of IFAR, blocked currencies, access to private funds and new donors.