International Service for National Agricultural Research (ISNAR)

Service international pour la recherche agricole nationale
Servicio Internacional para la Investigación Agricola Nacional

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History

1979, as one of 16 centres in CGIAR System Organization (CGIAR). Operations in The Hague (Netherlands) closed 31 Mar 2004, following resolution adopted by Board of Trustees, 26 Nov 2003. As of 1 Apr 2004, relocated to Addis Ababa (Ethiopia). No longer exists under listed title. Currently operates as 'Knowledge, Capacity and Innovation Division (KCID)' of International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).

Aims

Undertake research on how knowledge can be created, accumulated, shared and used to carry out technological, institutional, organizational and policy innovations in food and agriculture; use research results and other information to conduct advocacy and capacity strengthening activities for effective functioning of institutions, informatization and human resources.

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Activities

Advises developing countries on ways to improve agricultural research (broadly defined to include forestry, fisheries and natural resource management research). Promotes appropriate agricultural research policies, sustainable research institutions and improved management practices. Research studies on organization, management and performance of agricultural research systems; training and conferences; communication and information. Cooperates with other CGIAR centres - IITA, ICRISAT and WARDA - in Agricultural Research Management Training Programme for Sub-Saharan Africa (ARMT).

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Financing

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Relations with Inter-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 40 inter-governmental organizations.
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Relations with Non-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 19 non-governmental organizations.
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Publications

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Members

Members in 0 countries
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Subjects *

  • Social Activity
    • Services
  • Research, Standards
    • Research
  • Agriculture, Fisheries
    • Agriculture

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 1: No PovertyGOAL 2: Zero HungerGOAL 4: Quality Education

UIA Org ID

F3793

Last News Received

30. Jun 2010
* Subject classification is derived from the organization names and aims.
** UN SDGs are linked to the subject classification.

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