Proposal for a World Food Policy Institute: Report of TAC Subcommittee
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Report of a TAC subcommittee consisting of Sir John Crawford, W. David Hopper, Vernon W. Ruttan, and P.A. Oram. The report argued the need for an independent institute to keep the global food and agricultural situation under surveillance, to examine major food and agricultural policy and trade problems, and to identify and study important problems of food production and utilization. The report discusses the mandate, functions, research and training activities, organization, and funding of the proposed center. Agenda document discussed at TAC 8 and CGIAR International Centers Week July-August 1974, and again at the CGIAR meeting in October, 1974.