Management of agricultural research: A training manual. Module 10: Institute evaluation

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Prepared by V.N. Asopa

Indian Institute of Management
G. Beye

Research and Technology Development Service
Research, Extension and Training Division, FAO

Rome, 1997

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Session guide: Developing a framework for evaluation of a research institute

General observations
Case exercise: The cocoa research institute of Savana

A framework for assessing organizational performance
Question areas for the assessment exercise
Assessment information from records and documents

Case study: The cocoa research institute of Savana

Research departments
Administration and service department
Research stations
The third cocoa project
Appendix 1: The six scientific research divisions in CRIS

Reading note: Organizational evaluation

Why organizations need evaluation
Types of evaluation
Users of the evaluation results
Assessment process
References cited and background literature