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.
Healthy aquatic food systems for nutrition and livelihoodsactive: 1988 to present
Holistic watershed developmentactive: 1983 to present
Seeds for Needs: citizen science and crowdsourcingactive: 2009 to present
Capacity development and training curricula for farmers and scientistsactive: 1962 to present
New rice for Africaactive: 1992 to 2005
Affordable insurance for smallholder farmers and herdersactive: 2015 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.