The Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR) needs to develop a comprehensive, quantitative model to assess the value of intervention decisions. The Intervention Decision Model (IDM) will be the basis for prioritizing interventions, determining how to measure the impact of interventions on development outcomes, and calculating the value of the research itself.
Designing and implementing agro-ecosystem intervention decisions is a complex undertaking, outcomes are uncertain and risk of project failure and cost overruns are large.
The World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF) is a centre of scientific excellence possessing the world’s largest repository of agroforestry science and information. Our vision is an equitable world where all people have viable livelihoods supported by healthy and productive landscapes. The Centre generates science-based knowledge about the diverse roles that trees play in agricultural landscapes, and uses its research to advance policies and practices, and their implementation that benefit the poor and the environment.