Evolution of the ASB Programme.

TitleEvolution of the ASB Programme.
Publication TypeReport
Year of Publication2002
AuthorsKasyoki J
InstitutionICRAF, Nairobi
KeywordsASB, Evolution, slash-and-burn
AbstractASB, a system-wide programme of the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR), is a multi-level, global consortium of over 50 institutions governed by a Global Steering Group. The global consortium includes national government institutions, local and national NGOs, other national agencies, universities in developing countries, advanced research institutions and international organizations, and 6 international agricultural research centres. The International Centre for Research in Agroforestry (ICRAF) is ASB’s convening center and hosts the global coordination office in Nairobi, Kenya. ASB is governed by a global steering group of 12 representatives from key institutions, and is chaired by ICRAF’s Director of Research.