CGIAR spells out priority interventions to accelerate research uptake and strengthen Africa’s agriculture
CGIAR participated in the African Green Revolution Forum (AGRF) 2021 themed: Science and Innovation for Sustainable and Resilient Food Systems in Africa through a side event organized by Africa-based CGIAR centers led by IITA. The side event, held on 6 September, had the theme “Pathways to recovery and resilient food systems.”
The session introduced One CGIAR and its Africa research, innovation priorities, and commitments; and outlined and proposed priority actions, and steps for One CGIAR to accelerate progress towards inclusive agricultural transformation in Africa.
During the session, Claudia Sadoff, CGIAR Managing Director, Research Delivery and Impact, delivered the keynote talk and spoke on how CGIAR serves as an accelerator for inclusive agricultural transformation in Africa.