Charter review. Discussion Paper 1: Global Issues and External Factors affecting GFAR Mission and Governance

1. Before embarking on the main Charter Review, the review team, RT, has decided that it is necessary to tackle it as a two stage process. There are a number of preconditions, and matters requiring feed back from the GFAR MT and SC, before the team can get into the detail of redrafting parts of the charter, such as revisiting GFAR Mission Statement or recommending changes to committee membership, etc. So the RT with the concurrence of our facilitators has decided to produce two discussion papers to obtain this feedback. The

La carta del GFAR

La Carta del GFAR define las normas y reglamentos del Foro Global de Investigación Agropecuaria (GFAR). La primera Carta del GFAR fué aprobada por el Comité Directivo del GFAR en octubre de 1998 y en base a la misma, el Foro Global pudo operar durante sus dos años de existencia. Al haber concluído la fase inicial del establecimiento del GFAR, la presente versión revisada fué mejorada en base a la rica experiencia obtenida durante los primeros dos años de operación. Esta versión revisada también incorpora las valiosas recomendaciones que surgieron

GFAR Charter Review Process: Draft Concept Notess

The first version of the GFAR Charter was approved by the GFAR Steering Committee (GFAR-SC) in October 1998. In May 2000, a GFAR External Review was carried out and among the outputs of this review was draft GFAR Charter which was then presented to and approved by the GFAR Steering Committee on 28 October 2000. In February 2000, an Aide Memoire was signed between FAO and GFAR, providing the basis for the former hosting the GFAR Secretariat. In May 2003, a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) between FAO and IFAD was

la charte du GFAR

La Charte du GFAR définit les règles et procédures du Forum mondial de la recherche agricole (GFAR). La première charte a été approuvée par le Comité de pilotage du GFAR en octobre 1998 et, en fonction de cette charte, le Forum mondial a pu mener à bien ses opérations pendant les deux premières années de son existence. A la fin de la phase initiale d'établissement du GFAR, cette version révisée se base sur la riche expérience accumulée pendant les deux premières années d'opération. Elle tient compte aussi des importantes recommandations issues de

The GFAR charter

The GFAR Charter defines the rules and regulations of the Global Forum on Agricultural Research (GFAR). The first GFAR Charter was approved by the GFAR Steering Committee on October 1998 and, on the basis of that Charter, the Global Forum has been able to operate well during its first two years of existence. Having completed the initial phase of establishment of GFAR, this revised version has been improved on the basis of the rich experience obtained during the first two years of operation. This revised version also integrates the valuable

Brochure

Actores clave de la investigación agropecuaria de todo el mundo están aunando esfuerzos para llevar a cabo una iniciativa dinámica y nueva¿el Foro Global de Investigación Agropecuaria, (GFAR). Valiéndose de asociaciones rentables y de alianzas estratégicas, el Foro global se propone promover un sistema global para la investigación agropecuaria, a fin de reducir la pobreza, alcanzar la seguridad alimentaria y conservar y manejar la diversidad biológica y los recursos naturales.

Brochure GFAR

Les acteurs clés de la recherche agricole du monde entier ont décidé d'unir leurs forces dans une nouvelle initiative dynamique - le Forum mondial de la recherche agricole. A l'aide de partenariats performants et d'alliances stratégiques, le GFAR vise à promouvoir un Système mondial de recherche agricole dont l'objectif est de réduire la pauvreté, d'assurer la sécurité alimentaire et de conserver et de gérer la biodiversité et les ressources naturelles.

GFAR Brochure

Brochure summarizes the mission, goals and guiding principles of GFAR; and explains its structure and organization.

AGRICULTURE IN THE EARLY XXI CENTURY: Agrodiversity and Pluralism as a Contribution to Ameliorate Problems of Food Security, Poverty and Natural Resource Conservation. Reflections on Issues and their Implication for Global Research. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

As part of GFAR's efforts to formulate a Global Shared Vision , this paper was assigned the function of analysing significant global changes and trends in agriculture in and their implications for a Global Research Agenda. While previous efforts in global research aimed mainly at increasing overall food production, GFAR¿s ToR recognised the need to focus them on production increases leading to the eradication of poverty, the improvement of food security and the conservation of natural resources. Previous versions of the Draft were discussed with GFAR¿s Secretariat and

1999 Report of Activities of the NARS Secretariat. Initial Steps and the Road Ahead

The Global Forum on Agricultural Research (GFAR) has to do with networking. It has to do with linking stakeholders of agricultural research for development (ARD) around the discussion and implementation of a common global strategic agenda that may orient their efforts in this field, and that may integrate them into learning networks and knowledge systems that may facilitate the generation and flow of relevant knowledge, and its application to development. Three factors are making instant connectivity, networking, and