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Regional engagement A distinct Asian communication strategy, which is now addressing the multifaceted challenges of climate change, is being implemented by the CGIAR CCAFS in collaboration with NARS and national media partners through seminars focused on science innovations on climate change, agriculture and food security and communicating climate change.
When biofortification became a CGIAR Challenge Program in 2004, a significant investment was made to rigorously estimate global impact and cost-effectiveness using Disability Adjusted Life Years (DALYs), a standard metric for assessing the impact of public health interventions.
The appraisal mission will bring together all TAAT participating CGIAR centres and non-CGIAR institutions as well as NARES partners that have submitted technologies that are ready to be scaled up/out for consideration under the programme.
CGIAR was described as a global partnership with over 40 years of experience generating cutting-edge science and technology to reduce poverty, increase food security, improve health and nutrition, and ensure the sustainable management of natural resources across the developing world.
So he would approve, I think, if we take a look at the history of the CGIAR, the organization to which he devoted his career.
Dr Frank Rijsberman, CEO of CGIAR, the world's largest consortium of agricultural research institutes, focused in his speech on why dry areas should invest massively in innovation to ensure food security.
ILRI is headquartered in Nairobi, Kenya and is a member of the CGIAR consortium.
0", is part of a three-year joint research project between IFAD, the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and the CGIAR Research Program on Policies, Institutions and Markets (PIM), and will be held at the IFAD headquarters in Rome, Italy.
Imtiaz (CIMMYT) and other National and International experts also addressed the participants on various aspects of youth and agriculture; future challenges and opportunities in NARS & CGIAR system and Asia-Pacific regions and shared their scientific and technical knowledge and experience with participants of the workshop for the advancement agriculture.
According to the Guardian, Frank Rijsberman, head of the world's 15 international CGIAR crop research centres, which study food insecurity, said that food production will have to rise 60 percent by 2050 just to keep pace with expected global population increase and changing demand.
Emissions across the entire food system--including manufacturing fertilizer, as well as transporting and refrigerating food--need to be reduced as they total somewhere between 19 percent and 29 percent of man-made greenhouse gases, says the CGIAR study.
The report was produced by the global agricultural research partnership CGIAR, the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the Global Forum on Agricultural Research (GFAR), on behalf of the Coherence in Information for Agricultural Research for Development (CIARD).