- About CGIAR Consortium
The CGIAR Consortium is an international organization that, together with the CGIAR Fund, advances international agricultural research for a food secure future by integrating and coordinating the efforts of those who fund research and those who do the research.
The CGIAR Consortium integrates the research of the 15 centers which are members of the CGIAR Consortium:
To increase the effectiveness and relevance of the work of the CGIAR;
To enhance the impact of the research by setting common objectives and planning concerted action; and
To take advantage of opportunities for the CGIAR to become more relevant, more effective, and more efficient.
The CGIAR Consortium coordinates CGIAR Research Programs across Research Centers which are members of the CGIAR Consortium and partners:
Brings together thousands of scientists for multidisciplinary research on problems in poor and under-served agro-ecosystems;
Links farmers and national agricultural research and innovation systems with the network of Research Centers which are members of the CGIAR Consortium and other global research networks; and
Holds genetic resources for agriculture in trust for current and future generations.
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