Engaging the Whole: Operationalizing the Spread Effect at SANREM CRSP Sites
University of Georgia
Philippine Council for Agriculture, Forestry, and Natural Resources Research and Development (PCARRD); San Francisco University; Auburn University; The University of Georgia
M. Gladys Buenavista
In addition to the administrative responsibilities of the Site Coordination Office (SCO), it serves the role of communications node for the host-country for the SANREM CRSP by a) conducting monitoring and evaluation activities; b) facilitating inter-partner information exchange; c) providing program partners
with information regarding the global program; d) networking among local non-government organizations, government organizations, and community members; and e) initiating linkages between the SANREM CRSP and other institutions and donors active in that country or region. This role requires enormous creativity and innovative actions in a self describe4 “value added” research. This document describes some of the accomplishments and outcomes of the site coordination offices in the Philippines and Ecuador.