Proposal for a study of the impacts of IARC centers on agricultural production in developing countries, and on the capacity of national agricultural research systems. The document responds to an initiative taken at the CGIAR meeting in November 1982, and reflects intervening discussion. It proposes a study under the overall responsibility of the CGIAR Secretariat, with a small project staff, and an advisory committee. There is an estimated budget of $1.2 million. Agenda document, CGIAR meeting, May 1983.