The role, organization and management of CIAT`s activities in support of national bean improvement programs in Eastern Africa
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KIRKBY, R.A. 1986. The role, organization and management of CIAT`s activities in support of national bean improvement programs in Eastern Africa. International Centre of Tropical Agriculture (CIAT), Regional Programme on Beans in Eastern Africa, Debre Zeit, ET. 10 p.
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General information is given on African bean production and research opportunities. The objectives and organization of the CIAT bean program in Africa are mentioned, including the probable pattern of staffing and location of CIAT regional bean programs in the Great Lakes region, Eastern Africa, and Southern Africa. The philosophy and management of the regional program operations are described and methods used for the integration of independently funded regional programs are enumerated and briefly explained. The current collaborative research subprojects are mentioned as well as the bean information services CIAT provides in the region. (CIAT)