Partner survey for the CGIAR Research Program WHEAT : national and international priorities and engagement uri icon

abstract

  • This document analyzes 92 responses to a 2012 survey sent by the CGIAR Research Program WHEAT to its more than 200 partners regarding their institutional priorities, engagement and activities under WHEAT strategic initiatives, as well as priorities for research and investment and desired outcomes from the program. Partners across most regions and institution-types prioritized better wheat varieties and resistance/tolerance to diseases and pests for investment, as well as continued research to combat wheat rust disease. Respondents also showed a collective interest in WHEAT?s facilitating access to training, information, decision-making tools and breeding materials. Regarding how to measure success, respondents prioritized meeting rising food demands and greater engagement with all stakeholders

publication date

  • 2014