Process for agriculture assessment clarified

26 November 2002

At a meeting in Dublin in early November the World Bank discussed the process for its new global assessment of agricultural science and technology. A six month discussion period has just started to see whether and how the two year review process could be done. Civil society groups successfully argued – using the precedent of the World Commission on Dams – that more representatives of poor and marginalised rural communities should be on the steering committee which will decide next year how to proceed.

Civil society statement, November 2002

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