1977 CGIAR Integrative Report
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Fourth integrative report prepared by the CGIAR Secretariat. It covers the membership status, finances, and accomplishments of the Group for the past year. Center financial requirements and planned research and outreach activities for the coming year are summarized. Core research is broken down by type of activity, and figures for special projects given by center. Details of staffing plans and sources of growth of funding are described and analyzed. Financial prospects for 1978 and beyond are discussed, and illustrative tables provided. General issues discussed include: production needs and investment in research in less developed countries; the evolution, changing emphases, and growth and allocation of financial resources in the international agricultural research system; achievements, the spread of modern technologies and the factors that limit them. Under the heading of the future direction of the system, the report considers priorities in the allocation of resources; basic research; technology transfers; and IARC interactions with national agricultural research systems. Document presented and discussed at the CGIAR meeting, September 1977.