This discussion brief prepared for the 14th CGIAR System Council Meeting complements the ISDC-moderated reviews of CGIAR’s 19 Initiative proposals and the Companion Documentto the 2022–2024 CGIAR Investment Prospectus. The Brief establishes some of the core topics that will serve as the heart of an ISDC-convened Science Forum Series included in its multi-year workplan for the period 2022-2024. The Brief contains specific and actionable recommendations for System Council.


ISDC (Independent Science for Development Council). (2021). Incubating Innovation: A One CGIAR Culture and Mindset. Rome: ISDC


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