Annual report of the CGIAR covering financial information through 1993 and other matters through mid 1994. The report opens with an introduction by CGIAR Executive Secretary Alexander von der Osten, and an overview of the 18 centers. The review chapter addresses developments through MTM94, concentrating on the budget shortfall and the system restructuring being formulated to overcome it. There is a box about the new Chairman, Ismail Serageldin.
Also included are a discussion of intellectual property rights by Wolfgang Siebeck, an extensive review of current research, and a description of the CGIAR's financial situation in 1993.