In September 2010, four CGIAR Centers – CIAT, ICARDA, ILRI and WorldFish – formally submitted a proposal on ‘livestock and fish’ to the CGIAR Consortium Board (CB).
We just received feedback and guidance from the CB as well as comments from 4 external reviewers. Overall, the Consortium Board “appreciates the innovations in this proposal, and its overall quality. The Board considers that, with a few additional improvements, the proposal will be ready to be submitted to the Fund Council.”
The Board and the reviewers also raise some important questions about our proposal – which means we have much work to do if we are to submit a revised proposal before March 5, 2011.
We need your help to respond to some of the critical questions raised by the reviewers: