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ADB, CGIAR join forces to boost and scale agricultural innovations in Asia

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Science and innovations from CGIAR research centers and ADB’s $14bn 2022-2025 investment will tackle Asia’s food crisis and enhance longer-term food sector capacity and resilience 

12 April 2024, Philippines: A five-year cooperation agreement between the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and CGIAR aims to accelerate and scale agricultural innovations and solutions for the sustainable and inclusive development of agrifood systems in Asia.

The agreement was signed at the Asia and the Pacific Food Security Forum 2024, hosted by ADB. CGIAR, the world’s largest publicly-funded agricultural innovation network, will support ADB in identifying and developing future investment opportunities and preparing and implementing investment projects and knowledge programs. CGIAR research centers will also extend their innovations to ADB developing member countries (DMCs).

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