Many of the world’s poor rely on agriculture and natural resources for food and livelihood. More than 85% of the world’s 1.2 billion youth live in developing countries where meaningful employment and entrepreneurial opportunities are limited – contributing to migration and political insecurity.

CGIAR and the Sustainable Development Goals

CGIAR research to improve livelihoods and reduce gender inequalities contributes strongly to the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals and targets for the 2030 agenda, to address: