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.
Models to safely reuse wastewater and nutrientsactive: 2005 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
Cassava to support a multibillion-dollar industryactive: 1992 to present
Agroforestry and Payment for Ecosystem Servicesactive: 2013 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.