CGIAR Center Directors Committee Minutes, Presiding Chair: A. Gray
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Minutes of Center Directors Meeting, May 1988, report on the existing Center Directors/SACCAR collaboration, the launching of a study of agricultural activities and needs in SADCC countries and how new research initiatives with the centers might be developed. Broad ranging discussions by center directors on the future shape and direction of the international agricultural research system, issues of governance and management, membership and scope are summarized and presented in an appendix. Special attention is give to preparation of an agreed statement by center directors on the Expansion of the System. The minutes also record the Africa sub-Committee paper on Agricultural Research Activities and the decision to finalize the paper which, although critical of centers, has served to focus on the future of agricultural research activities in Africa.