Mali Field Visit (Poverty in a resource deficient country), February 26-March 6, 2005

Panel members

Owen Cylke, committee member, World Wildlife Fund

John Lewis, committee consultant, ProNatura USA

Rosalyn Hobson, USAID liaison, Virginia Commonwealth University

Laura Holliday, staff member, National Research Council

Key organizations contacted

U.S. Embassy

USAID Mission

OECD Paris, Sahel West Africa Club

Office of Food Security, Office of the President

Ministry of Education

  • National Center for Scientific and Technical Research

Ministry of Environment

Ministry of Agriculture/CNRA

  • Central Veterinary Laboratory (CVL)

European Union Coordination Office

Agence Française de Développement

Netherlands Embassy

World Bank Office

Coordinator CSLP (Poverty Reduction Strategy)

Cinzana Research Station (Institut d’Economie Rurale [IER])

Primature (MCC)

Institut d’Economie Rurale (IER)

International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT)

Syngenta Foundation

University of Mali

  • Engineering School

Biotech Laboratory

Compagnie Malienne pour le Dévelopement des Textiles (CMDT [Malian Company for Textile Development])

PRODEPAM, Mali Finance, Trade Mali (USAID/AEG contractors)

Malaria Research Laboratory and HIV Laboratory (supported by NIH)

Michigan State University Office

Institut du Sahel

Soils CRSP Office

Club du Sahel, Agricultural Transformation and Sustainable Development



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