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.Learn more
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.Learn more
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.Learn more
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.Learn more
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.Learn more
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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.
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.
Unequalled partnerships network of more than 3,000 partners from national governments, academic institutions, global policy bodies, private companies and NGOs.
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.
IITA-led Zero Hunger Project partners IFAD-VCDP to empower women processors in Ogun State24.06.22
Through funding from the International Fund for Agriculture Development (IFAD), IITA has empowered…Read more
Improving productivity and efficiency along the agricultural value chain in Kano State24.06.22
IITA and partners organized a seed fair from 10 to 18 May at Kano Agricultural and…Read more
Nigerian Conservation Foundation donates seedlings to reforest burnt IITA Forest section24.06.22
A forest fire, probably from neighboring garbage and weed burning, burned down a section of…Read more