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History - Report of the First Plenary, Steering Committee and Regional Consultations or Consultative Processes This section includes (i) Reports of the First Plenary Meeting held in Nairobi, Kenya in September 2003; (ii) Final Report of the Steering Committee Meeting held in Cork, Ireland in June 2003 and (iii) notes from the Regional Consultations held from January to June 2003.


This page also lists all of the Bureau Meetings, Global and, sub-Global authors meetings which have taken place. Please note that all of the below files are pfd documents. You will need Adobe Reader to print or view these materials. Download Adobe Reader here for free.



First Plenary Meeting Report
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The first meeting of the intergovernmental panel approved the goals, scope, structure (global and sub-global assessments), governance and management structures, budget and timetable for the IAASTD.

Report of the First Plenary Meeting of the IAASTD 30 August - 3 September 2004, Nairobi, Kenya (PDF 81KB)
Annex 1 - Provisional Agenda (PDF 175KB)
Annex 2 - Agreed Decisions (PDF 71KB)
Regional Break Down of Countries (PDF 9KB)



Final Report of the Steering Committee
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The 55-member Steering Committee for the Consultative Process comprised of representatives from all stakeholder groups had final meetings in Cork, Ireland between 12 - 13 June, 2003 and Budapest, Hungary between 31 July - 2 August, 2003 to finalize recommendations on the IAASTD after careful consideration of the outcomes from the Regional Consulations.

Steering Committee Final Report in English(PDF 416K)
Download the Final Report in Chinese (PDF 1 MB)
Download the Final Report in Arabic (PDF 968 KB)
Download the Final Report in French (PDF 488KB)
Download the Final Report in Spanish (PDF 328KB)
Download the Final Report in Russian (PDF 2MB)
Annex I - II of the Final Report, Steering Committee for Consultative Process (Annex I) and Relationship of Assessment to Other Activities (Annex II) (PDF 204KB)
Annex III - Principles and Procedures Governing IAASTD (click here to view)



Regional Consultation Reports
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The following reports present the outcomes of the Regional Consultation Meetings held from January to June, 2003.

---Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Consultative Meeting, June 9-10, 2003
Addis Ababa Report (PDF 104K)
Appendix I - Participant List (PDF 92K) Appendix II - Agenda (PDF 60K)
Appendix III - Report Findings for Small Producers (PDF 144K)


---Bogor, Indonesia Consultative Meeting, June 5-6, 2003
Bogor Report (PDF 816KB)


---Cairo, Egypt Consultative Meeting, February 25-26, 2003
Cairo Report - Minutes of the Consultation for the CWANA Region(PDF 24 KB)


---Beijing, China Consultative Meeting, November 17-18, 2003
China Consulting Workshop in English (PDF 1624KB)
China Consulting Workshop in Chinese (PDF 258KB) Participants List


---Cork, Ireland Steering Committee Meeting, June 12-13, 2003
Steering Committee Meeting notes here (PDF 1.5 MB)


---Dublin, Ireland Consultative Meeting, November 6-8, 2002
Dublin Synthesis (PDF, 29K)
Dublin Meeting Notes(PDF, 190K)
Dublin notes in Spanish (PDF 30K)


---Lima, Peru Consultative Meeting, April 7-8, 2003
Lima Meeting Notes - Spanish(PDF, 70K)
Lima Meeting Notes - English (PDF 73 K)


---Nairobi, Kenya Consultative Meeting, January 31, 2003
Nairobi Report (PDF 28 KB)


---New Delhi, India Consultative Meeting, May 12-13, 2003
New Delhi Meeting Notes(PDF 202K)
New Delhi Annexure 1 (Agenda) (PDF 100K)
New Delhi Annexure 2 (Participants) (PDF 56K)


---Paris, France Consultative Meeting, March 31 - April 1, 2003
Opening speech by Michel Griffon, CIRAD (PDF 16K)
La parole d'ouverture près Michel Griffon, CIRAD (PDF 16K)
Paris Discussion Groups Summary (108K)


---San Jose, Costa Rica Consultative Meeting, May 8-9, 2003
San Jose Meeting Notes - English (PDF 284 KB)
Consulta Internacional del Banco Mundial sobre una propuesta de Evaluación sobre el papel de la Ciencia y la Tecnología en reducir el Hambre y la Pobreza Rural (PDF 680K)

Presentation Name: Estructura Propuesta del Gobierno del Gravamen
Presented by Claudia Martinez at the San Jose, Costa Rica Consultative Meeting - May 8-9, 2003.

Presentation Name: Presentación de la Agricultura de la Ciencia Norteamericana y de la Tecnologia
Presented by Claudia Martinez at the San Jose, Costa Rica Consultative Meeting - May 8-9, 2003.


---Suva, Fiji Consultative Meeting, May 23-24, 2003
Suva Report


---Washington, DC Consultative Meeting, April 28-29, 2003
Washington DC Report

Presentation Name: Proposed Governance Structure of the IAASTD
Presented by Robert Watson at the Washington, DC Consultative Meeting - April 28-29, 2003.

Presentation Name: North American Agriculture Science and Technology Presentation
Presented by Robert Watson at the Washington, DC Consultative Meeting - April 28-29, 2003.

Bureau Meetings
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First Bureau Meeting Minutes Friday 3 September 2004, Nairobi (PDF 44KB)
Annex I to Minutes, Co-Chair Nominations (PDF 36KB)
Annex 2 to Minutes, Sub-global Assessments (PDF 44KB)


The second meeting of the IAASTD Bureau approved the IAASTD Conceptual Framework (s), chapter outlines for the Global and Sub-global Assessments, budget, honoraria, selection of four regional institutes, process and selection of authors for the Global and Sub-global Assessments, and the IAASTD Time Schedule. In addition, a Finance and Fundraising Committee and a Communications and Outreach Committee for the IAASTD have been established.

List of Approved Decisions

IAASTD PR Document: Why be involved - why is it important - what will it achieve?

Terms of Reference for the IAASTD Communications & Outreach Committee

Global Authors Meetings
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Istanbul, Turkey November 2005
Bangkok, Thailand May 1-5 2006
San Jose, Costa Rica November 6-10, 2006
Cape Town, South Africa June 10-14, 2007

sub-Global Authors Meetings
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CWANA Central West Asia and North Africa

Aleppo, Syria December 29 - November 2, 2005
Amman, Jordan June 4-7, 2006
Cairo, Egypt December 14-20, 2006
Cape Town, South Africa June 18-22, 2007

ESAP East and South Asia and the Pacific
Penang, Malaysia Nov 28 - Dec 1, 2005
Penang, Malaysia June 26-30, 2006
Bangkok, Thailand December 8-13, 2006
Cape Town, South Africa June 18-22, 2007

LAC Latin America and the Carribean
San Jose, Costa Rica January 10-13, 2006
Lima, Peru June 19-23, 2006
Buenos Aires, Argentina December 4-8, 2006
Cape Town, South Africa June 18-22, 2007

North America and Europe
Paris, France January 9-12, 2006
Cork, Ireland June ,2006
Washington DC, USA November 27- December 1
Cape Town, South Africa June 18-22, 2007

SSA sub-Saharan Africa
Nairobi, Kenya January 16-19, 2006
Dakar, Senegal June 26-29, 2006
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia November 28 - Dec 1, 2006
Cape Town, South Africa June 18-22, 2007

Synthesis Meetings
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Synthesis and SDM Meetings
Cape Town, South Africa June 18-22, 2007
Colombo, Sri Lanka August 17-21 2007
Tunis, Tunisia October 28 - November 2, 2007