Founding Year: 1971

Staff: 11000

Budget: $900M

Claudia Sadoff (Managing Director, Research Delivery and Impact), Elwyn Grainger-Jones (Managing Director, Institutional Strategy and Systems) and Kundhavi Kadiresan (Managing Director, Global Engagement and Innovation) Budget: $900M (through a range of partnerships)

A global partnership of international organizations focused on food security research. It is dedicated to increasing food security through its efforts to reduce rural poverty and improve human health and nutrition. CGIAR strives to ensure more sustainable management of natural resources by funding and coordinating research and field operations.

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CGIAR contributes to the following Sustainable Development Goals

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