Research for Development -- Discussions http://www.scivee.tv/node/4863 IITA is one of 15 international agricultural research institutes supported by the CGIAR and its research for development model explains the process of science based development and argues that research design should start, continue and end with envisioned and real impact. We started this community to demonstrate how the model works, and to encourage critically review and debate to help improve the efficiency and effectiveness of such research programs that aim at reducing hunger and poverty in the world.