Research Centers

CGIAR Research Centers are non-profit research organizations conducting innovative research. Home to more than 9,000 scientists, researchers, technicians and staff, the Centers work to transform food, land and water systems in a climate crisis.

Our centers across the world


  • Africa Rice Center

  • Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR)


  • International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA)

  • International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT)

  • International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)

  • International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA)

  • International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI)

  • International Potato Center (CIP)

  • International Rice Research Institute (IRRI)

  • International Water Management Institute (IWMI)

    International Water Management Institute (IWMI)

  • Alliance Bioversity CIAT logo

    The Alliance of Bioversity International and the International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT)

  • World Agroforestry (ICRAF)

  • WorldFish

Meet our Funders

CGIAR research is made possible by our funders. They contribute to a research partnership with direct impact on the livelihoods of the poor.