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.
Fertilizer microdosingactive: 1994 to 2013
Irrigation for smallholder farmersactive: 2000 to present
Smart rice irrigation: alternate wetting and dryingactive: 2010 to present
Community-based sheep and goat breedingactive: 2009 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.