CGIAR Center Directors Committee Minutes, Presiding Chair: A. Gray
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The Minutes of Center Directors Meeting, June 1988, provide a report of the Benefits Committee on changes in retirement benefits and long-term disability and on negotiations with IIE, reports of the Fund Raising and Documentation Committees, and a report by the Africa Committee on ongoing activities across the continent. In a report of the inter center meeting on plant genetic resources, the lack of participation from developing countries is noted and in a report of the intercenter meeting on training, cost effective ways to offer a management training course for regional project leaders is explored. Other topics contained in the minutes include preparation for joint discussions with TAC on the CGIAR priority assessment, the role of CG center in the global context, sharing of responsibilities between CGIAR and NRS, CGIAR policy on plant genetic research and review processes in the CGIAR, the position paper on seed research and seed sector improvement, the agroecology position paper, plant quarantine concerns and research programs on sustainability. In closed session, the Center Directors discuss future management training needs, special issues on recruitment and retirement and decentralization of research activities.