1974 CGIAR Draft Integrative Report
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Report written pursuant to the recommendations of the CGIAR Subcommittee on Center Review Procedures for a single, integrated, analytical paper on financial requirements and availabilities for proposed and ongoing programs, and program and administrative issues. The report was intended for presentation and discussion annually at the CGIAR centers week meeting.The draft report reviews the evolution and accomplishments of CGIAR-supported research programs. It notes trends towards increased attention to the problems of the small farmer, breeding plants that are both productive and resistant to pests and diseases, and ensuring that research results are adopted and applied in the field. The report analyzes 1975 program and budget requests from the centers.Under the heading of General Issues, the report addresses: outreach programs, particularly the implications of special project funding; handling inflation; planning and financing capital expenditures; accounting for variations from planned expenditures; planning and fiscal management; and the use of reserve funds. It closes with a discussion of the outlook for system finance. This document was discussed at the CGIAR meetings in July-August, and October 1974. A revised version was circulated in February 1975.