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Principal Investigators

Principal investigatorsThe Principal Investigator (PI) is the project leader and is accountable for the successful initiation, management and delivery of the products and outcomes as indicated in the project proposal. A PI’s main role includes undertaking project leadership and management, project planning and risk management, project reporting, and ensuring quality of data and research

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Governance & advisory bodies

R OkonoAppointed by the Consortium Committee, the Executive Board is GCP's apex governance body

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Project management


R OkonoAll GCP-funded projects are required to adhere to clear guidelines to ensure broad public access of research products, and to a regular annual reporting schedule. While GCP’s approach is to keep reporting responsibilities to a minimum, we do however expect comprehensive, timely reports from our grant recipients according to the prescribed schedule, which is also stipulated in the project contracts.

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Formal agreements

Formal agreementsCollaboration and community are at the core of our work. Operating as a virtual global research network, GCP enters into formal agreements and signs memoranda of understanding (MoUs) with other organisations on matters of mutual interest to achieve its mission

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R OkonoExisting policies cover intellectual property, global access, subsistence use, data availability, publications and transgenics

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