CGIAR’s 50 years of innovations that changed the world
Use the filters below to explore a shortlist of CGIAR’s best scientific breakthroughs of the past 50 years and beyond.
A sustainable way to protect pollinators and raise farmer incomesactive: 2009 to present
GEM: a safer, cleaner parboiling technology for womenactive: 2015 to present
Healthy banana and plantain planting material for Africaactive: 1985 to present
Volunteer Farmer Trainers as agents of changeactive: 2010 to 2020
Cactus pear: nature’s ‘green gold’ for better farmer livelihoodsactive: 2011 to present
A vaccine against the lethal cattle disease East Coast feveractive: 1975 to present
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.