The inception workshop for proposals funded under SIAC 3.3 Under-evaluated areas of CGIAR research was held at IFPRI, Washington D.C. on March 10, 2016. The objective of the workshop was to provide critical feedback to researchers about their funded studies, including SPIA's objective in funding them. The agenda for the workshop and presentations can be found below. Associated IMPACT blog entries here.

Workshop Agenda and List of Participants (PDF)

Presentations (please note that the research approaches presented below are preliminary, and will be subject to some revisions based on the inception workshop).

  • Forest Co-management in Guinea: a Multi-scale, Multi-output ex-post Impact Analysis, Virginia Tech and CIFOR (PDF)
  • Adoption and Impact of Alternate Wetting and Drying (AWD) Water Management for Irrigated Rice in the Philippines, North Carolina State University, IRRI and NIA (PDF)
  • Assessing the Adoption and Economic and Environmental Impacts of Brachiaria Grass Forage Cultivars in Latin America Focusing on the Experience in Colombia, CIAT, Michigan State University, Universidad de los Andes (Colombia), and CORPOICA (PDF)
  • Assessing the Downstream Socioeconomic and Land Health Impacts of Agroforestry in Kenya, ICRAF, Vi Agroforestry, and University of Illinois (PDF)