• High-Level Consultations Show How CGIAR Will Work With Partners to Boost Impact in Africa

    A series of high-level consultations has delivered progress towards a strengthened alignment between CGIAR and Africa’s research and innovation agenda.

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  • The Conflict in Ukraine: How to Avert a Global Food Crisis

    CGIAR scientists share evidence, insights and opinions on food and fertilizer prices, access to agricultural inputs, and other areas affected by the conflict in Ukraine.

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  • How to Prevent Food From Becoming a Weapon of War

    Global food security could be held hostage in the conflict in Ukraine, with wheat a bargaining chip for the lives of millions. Agricultural research can help ensure action to stem the crisis is effective in both the short and long term.

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  • As Heatwave in India, Pakistan Exacerbates Global Food Crisis, Countries Must Hasten Move to Climate-Smart Agriculture

    Countries must help farmers adapt to climate change with, for example, drought monitoring systems and climate-smart staple crops, while also adopting low-emissions agricultural technology.

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  • Transforming Africa’s Food Systems is a Joint Enterprise

    CGIAR and key African institutions and partners are working together to help farmers meet threats to food, land and water systems with science, technology and innovation.

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Introducing the CGIAR Research Portfolio

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