Proposal by John A. Pino of the Rockefeller Foundation for the creation of an international institute for research on beef cattle production in Africa. Pino discusses the potential for increased production of African livestock and the cultural and technological constraints. Distribution of livestock throughout tropical Africa and characterization of regions by climate, rainfall, soils, and elevation. Potential impacts of agricultural research on livestock productivity. Agenda item discussed at TAC First Meeting, June-July 1971.