CGIAR Annual General Meeting: Dec. 1-5
The Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research is holding its annual meeting at the Joaquim Chissano Conference Center in Maputo, Mozambique from Dec. 1 to Dec. 5. The meeting will explore “how agricultural research, science and technology, and food policy initiatives can better improve the lives and livelihoods of poor people.” Scheduled sessions include: Global Challenges – An Evolving Context for Agricultural Research. In addition, Hans Herren, co-chair of the International Assessment of Agricultural Science and Technology for Development (IAASTD), will speak on the relevance of IIASTD for the CGIAR and provide an update on recent developments. For more information, go to: www.cgiar.org/meetings/agm08/agm08_index.html.