New study on increasing homogeneity within global food supplies warns of serious implications for farming and human nutrition
CGIAR, the world’s largest agriculture research partnership, today announced its funding has doubled from $500 million in 2008 to $1 billion in 2013.
CGIAR Consortium CEO urges alignment of research and development priorities to help Africa feed Africa
Strong and dynamic partnerships will be key to addressing the challenges of poverty and food security in Africa; this is the message that Dr. Frank Rijsberman, CEO of the CGIAR Consortium, has been delivering this week at the Africa Agriculture Science Week (AASW) in Accra, Ghana.
The Forests Asia Summit, Jakarta, will see ministers from across Southeast Asia join CEOs, civil society leaders, development experts and the world’s top scientists to share knowledge on how the region can accelerate the shift toward a green economy by better managing its forests and landscapes.
In May 2014 the first annual Stockholm Food Forum – EAT – will welcome participants from all over the world…
About our name
‘CGIAR’ was originally the acronym for the ‘Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research’. In 2008, CGIAR redefined itself as a global partnership. To reflect this transformation and yet retain its roots, ‘CGIAR’ was retained as a name. CGIAR is now a global research partnership for a food secure future.
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