• International Women’s Day 2023

    Find out what CGIAR is doing externally and internally to celebrate International Women’s Day on March 8, 2023.

  • CGIAR GENDER Impact Platform Op-Ed, Insights and Contributions to the UN Commission on the Status of Women

    The need to listen to women, taking their needs and preferences into account, is equally important when it comes to the development of more tangible agricultural technologies, such as new seeds, crop varieties, livestock breeds and machinery.

  • Why Quick Fixes are not Enough to Grow Rural Women’s Climate Resilience

    On the occasion of International Women’s Day, researchers leading work in CGIAR’s Initiative on Gender Equality offer insights on how agricultural technologies can help rural women overcome the impacts of climate change.

  • Harnessing Digital Innovations for Gender and Social Inclusion in Kenya and Rwanda

    The growth of digital technology and digital tools in agriculture in the past decade has been phenomenal. This technology growth is playing an increasingly important role in agricultural research for development.


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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.

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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