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.
Farro, quinoa, and rocket back on the tableactive: 1994 to present
Biocontrol for aflatoxins and mealybugactive: 1981 to present
Genetically Improved Farmed Tilapia (GIFT)active: 1988 to present
Better beans for Africaactive: 1996 to present
Bioreclamation to secure women’s rights to landactive: 2000s to present
Climate-smart maizeactive: 1980s 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.