• Greening the urban canvas: Colombo's wetlands in the heart of city life

    Colombo seeks to justify renewal of Ramsar Wetland City status by integrating green infrastructure into urban planning to enhance resilience and livability

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  • CGIAR hosts Bill Gates, UN Food Agencies to further collaboration

    Gates and world’s leading agricultural organizations meet to discuss importance of coordination, cooperation to achieve SDG2 on hunger

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  • CGIAR scientists ranked in top 0.1 percent of global researchers

    Six CGIAR scientists make the Clarivate annual list of Highly Cited Researchers

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  • Strengthening refugees' climate resilience: CGIAR's pledge

    CGIAR pledges at Global Refugee Forum to enhance climate resilience and livelihoods in conflict-affected areas

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  • HarvestPlus Zambia wins big for nutritious school meals

    HarvestPlus Zambia receives IFT's 250k Seeding the Future Grand Prize, championing innovative, nutritious food solutions for school children

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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