Blogs, Op-Eds & Interviews


Blog by Bill Gates (Gates Notes) published on July 9, 2019. Featuring the work of CGIAR, CIFOR, ICARDA, CIAT, ICRISAT, IFPRI, IITA, ILRI, CIMMYT, CIP, IRRI, IWMI, and ICRAF.

Opinion Editorials


Published by the World Economic Forum on International Women’s Day, March 8. Featuring the work of CGIAR, IWMI, WorldFish, HarvestPlus and IFPRI, also including a link to the Gender Platform Campaign.

Published in the G20 Global Briefing Report and by the Diplomatic Courier on July 1. Featuring the work of CGIAR, CCAFS, CIAT, IWMI, CIMMYT and IRRI.

Published by the SDG2 Advocacy Hub on July 19.

Published by The Independent on Earth Overshoot Day, July 29. Featuring the work of CGIAR, HarvestPlus, RTB, IITA, CIMMYT, ICARDA, CCAFS, WLE, FTA, ICRAF, and CIAT.


Published by ABC News Australia on World Oceans Day, June 8. Featuring the work of CIFOR and WorldFish.

Published by Euractiv for the G7 Summit, June 8. Featuring the work of CIAT, CCAFS and CIMMYT.

Published by The Conversation on Earth Overshoot Day, August 1. Featuring the work of ILRI, CIAT, CCAFS, CIMMYT, ICRAF, FTA, CIFOR, IWMI and WLE.

Published by the Financial Times on September 4. Featuring the work of AfricaRice, CCAFS, CIAT, CIMMYT, DCGL, ICRAF, ICRISAT, IFPRI and IITA.

Published by All Africa on September 10 in the wake of IITA winning the Africa Food Prize. Featuring the work of AfricaRice, CIMMYT, IITA, CIP, ICRISAT and ILRI.

Published by The Telegraph on World Food Day, October 16. Featuring the work of CIMMYT, CIP and RTB.

Published by Agri-Pulse on November 12. Featuring the work of CGIAR and the Big Data Platform, as well as CIFOR, CIMMYT, RTB, IITA, IWMI, AfricaRice, CIP, ILRI, IRRI and CIAT.

Published by The Telegraph on December 14 during COP24. Featuring the work of CIAT, GENEBANK, IRRI and RICE.


Interview with Marco Ferroni published by Devex on January 9, 2019.

Interview with Marco Ferroni published by the Thompson Reuters Foundation on December 28, 2018.

Interview with Elwyn Grainger-Jones published by Devex on October 22, 2018.

CGIAR tweets