CGIAR has a wealth of experience and knowledge spanning 50 years
that builds on a track-record of innovation and world class research. Thanks to our funders, CGIAR research has transformed the lives of hundreds of millions of people through tangible research outcomes.
“No dialogue can be more important than how to feed our world in the face of climate change. Investment in agricultural research delivers amongst the highest returns.”
Akinwumi Adesina, President African Development Bank
Impacts from the last 10 years
Improved climate resilience in farming communities in 21 countriesthrough the establishment of Climate Smart Villages which test and scale resilient food system innovations.
Improved nutrition for 20 million people in low-income countriesthrough increased access to critical nutrients via micronutrient fortified crops with higher content of vitamin A, iron, and zinc.
Improved harvests, income for farmers and nutrition for childrenunder 5 years of age through the development of new tilapia strains, fisheries management practices, and integration of agriculture-fish crop systems.
Led responses to urgent and emerging crop and livestock diseaseswith global experts, including Fall Armyworm outbreak in sub-Saharan Africa, Wheat Blast epidemic in Bangladesh, and East Coast fever, a deadly cattle disease in East Africa.
Scaled access to improved wheat varietiesreaching almost half the world’s wheat areas Annual economic benefit of wheat breeding research ranges from $2.2 to $3.1 billion.
Increased rice yield in 13 countries in sub-Saharan Africaby 0.5 to 1 ton per hectare and profitability by US$200 per hectare through a smart mobile crop management tool called ‘RiceAdvice’
CGIAR emphasizes need for research, partnerships and funding at G20 Agriculture Ministers’ Meeting22.09.21
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Sustainable, Healthy Diets for All Will Require a Food System Transformation21.09.21
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How to Stop Food Systems from Feeding Pandemics: Embrace One Health21.09.21
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CGIAR System Organization Reports
CGIAR Annual Report 2020View all
CGIAR System Organization Audited Financial Statements for the Year Ended 31 December 2020View all
CGIAR Research Program Portfolio Report 2016View all
Intellectual Assets Report
2019 CGIAR Intellectual Assets Management ReportView all