A win for beans, a win for Africa
From rural mountain hillsides to bustling urban markets, beans are grown, traded and eaten as a staple food crop across Africa.Read
Smart investments in agricultural innovation can propel Africa towards food security
With almost one in four Africans going underfed last year, how can the continent's food systems be transformed in order to nourish a growing population?Read
Climate-Smart Food Systems for a Burning World
Aly Abousabaa, ICARDA Director General and CGIAR Regional Director CWANA, comments on the urgency of food production transformation in the face of a climate crisis.Read
Joint Statement from CGIAR System Board and ICRISAT Board Chairs
An update on progress towards the International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) joining One CGIAR.Read
CGIAR innovation sprint on gender and climate action
Call for partners to join an AIM4 Climate innovation sprint on gender and climate action ahead of the 2023 UN Climate Change Conference (COP28).Read
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Today, research and innovation in food, land and water systems are crucial for a sustainable, climate-resilient world free from hunger and malnutrition. New approaches ¡ª and a doubling of investment ¡ª are needed to ensure we can achieve the Sustainable Development Goals by 2030. A more integrated and impactful CGIAR is rising to the challenge, with a fresh portfolio of Initiatives to deliver a new?10-year strategy.
15 top-class Research Centers
CGIAR¡¯s global network of 15 Research Centers contributes to an unrivalled mix of knowledge, skills and research facilities able to respond to emerging development issues.
Unequalled partnerships network of more than 3,000 partners from national governments, academic institutions, global policy bodies, private companies and NGOs.
We have a local presence in 89 countries with a deep knowledge of customs, values and market operations in developing countries.
50 years experience
A wealth of experience and knowledge spanning 50 years that builds on a track-record of innovation and world-class research.
770,000+ germplasm accessions
CGIAR Research Centers have together built up the largest and most frequently accessed network of genebanks in the world.
60+ innovations that changed the world
In 2021, CGIAR celebrated its 50th anniversary by showcasing its most impactful innovations of all time.
IRRI scientist honored with Borlaug Field Award for her work on farmer engagement and empowerment20.09.23
LOS BA?OS, LAGUNA, PHILIPPINES (September 19, 2023) ¨C International Rice Research Institute (IRRI…Read more
Resilient agriculture: A pathway to achieving sustainable food systems19.09.23
The world has been dealing with the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, climate change such…Read more
IITA and Tokyo University to intensify partnership addressing West African agricultural challenges19.09.23
From 24 to 31 August,?IITA?accommodated four representatives from the?Tokyo University of Agricul…Read more