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.
Rust resistant wheatactive: 2006 to present
Biofortified orange-fleshed sweetpotatoactive: 2009 to present
Healthy aquatic food systems for nutrition and livelihoodsactive: 1988 to present
Holistic watershed developmentactive: 1983 to present
Community participation in forest conservation and managementactive: 1999 to present
Fertilizer microdosingactive: 1994 to 2013
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.