• CGIAR Science Week

    Join global leaders and scientists at the inaugural CGIAR Science Week to drive action and innovation for sustainable food systems.

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  • CGIAR and CIFOR-ICRAF agree to strengthened collaboration

    Learn more about this vital collaboration and read the Joint Communique

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  • How reliable is crowdsourced data on diets?

    A study in Rwanda shows that mobile phone surveys can collect accurate, near real-time population-level dietary data, comparable to traditional survey methods.

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  • CGIAR and Brazil forge new partnership to strengthen food system resilience

    The new agreement builds on a longstanding relationship between Brazil's Embrapa and CGIAR

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  • First-ever guidelines to improve food safety in African informal markets unveiled

    Guidelines to support African governments' food security strategies across the informal food sector are set to be developed for the first time.

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Introducing CGIAR's Research Initiatives

Today, research and innovation in food, land and water systems are crucial for a sustainable, climate-resilient world free from hunger and malnutrition. New approaches — and a doubling of investment — are needed to ensure we can achieve the Sustainable Development Goals by 2030. A more integrated and impactful CGIAR is rising to the challenge, with a fresh portfolio of Initiatives to deliver a new 10-year strategy.

Explore the Initiatives

Our assets

  • 15 top-class Research Centers

    CGIAR’s global network of 15 Research Centers contributes to an unrivalled mix of knowledge, skills and research facilities able to respond to emerging development issues.

  • 3,000+ partners

    Unequalled partnerships network of more than 3,000 partners from national governments, academic institutions, global policy bodies, private companies and NGOs.

  • 89 countries

    We have a local presence in 89 countries with a deep knowledge of customs, values and market operations in developing countries.

  • 50 years experience

    A wealth of experience and knowledge spanning 50 years that builds on a track-record of innovation and world-class research.

  • 770,000+ germplasm accessions

    CGIAR Research Centers have together built up the largest and most frequently accessed network of genebanks in the world.

  • 60+ innovations that changed the world

    In 2021, CGIAR celebrated its 50th anniversary by showcasing its most impactful innovations of all time.

Learn about CGIAR’s transformation