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    The Panel brings together respected leaders from the fields of government, academia and civil society, representing deep and diverse experience in agricultural science and innovation in the global South.

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    At the G20 Foreign Ministers' meeting held on July 7-8, China proposed a global food security cooperation initiative, and inked new agreements with CGIAR.

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    From the worst drought in four decades threatening famine across the Horn of Africa to extreme heat in South Asia, the conflict in Ukraine and the unequal pace of pandemic recovery, global food systems are under extraordinary pressure.

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  • Developing a New Paradigm for Partnerships: Together for Stronger Food Systems

    Interconnected and interdependent challenges require fresh, and bold new approaches. CGIAR has already shown how research teams working across previously siloed disciplines can more effectively tackle complex issues.

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Introducing CGIAR's New 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