RECOGNIZING 50 YEARS OF IMPACT THROUGH SCIENCE AND INNOVATION
For 50 years, CGIAR and partners have delivered critical science and innovation to feed the world and end inequality. Our original mission – to solve hunger – is expanding to address wider 21st century challenges, with the aim of transforming the world’s food, land, and water systems in a climate crisis.
In our experience, transformation comes through innovation. As we mark our 50th anniversary in 2021, we look back on half a century of innovations – new ideas, products, services, and solutions driven by science – that have made a difference for some of the world’s biggest development challenges.
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March 25, 2021
Innovations for a healthy world
In a post-War world, CGIAR grew out of international efforts to feed a growing global population. Fifty years later, those efforts have expanded to view human well-being as part of a much bigger picture, encompassing human, animal, and ecosystem health under pressure of a climate crisis.
February 22, 2021
Innovations for gender equality
Women's realities are often overlooked in agricultural development, holding back entire societies. For decades, CGIAR innovations have broken down barriers to gender equality, building stronger food systems for all.
January 25, 2021
Innovations for a climate crisis
For 50 years, CGIAR innovations have helped to reduce poverty and hunger worldwide. But new approaches are needed in the face of 21st century challenges. In a climate crisis, our food systems must change course.
Released On May 24, 2021
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