CGIAR research is carried out through a number of CGIAR Research Initiatives and platforms; more information is available on the CGIAR website.

ILRI is actively engaged in several of these initiatives and platforms.

The ILRI strategy contains further details on its research and how it fits in the CGIAR research portfolio.

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Sustainable Animal Productivity for Livelihoods, Nutrition and Gender Inclusion


Livestock, Climate and System Resilience


Protecting Human Health Through a One Health Approach

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Resilient Cities Through Sustainable Urban and Peri-Urban Agrifood Systems


National Policies and Strategies for Food, Land and Water Systems Transformation

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Sustainable Intensification of Mixed Farming Systems

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Ukama Ustawi: Diversification for Resilient Agribusiness Ecosystems in East and Southern Africa

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Harnessing Gender and Social Equality for Resilience in Agrifood Systems


Mitigate+: Research for Low-Emission Food Systems

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NEXUS Gains: Realizing Multiple Benefits Across Water, Energy, Food and Ecosystems

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Market Intelligence

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Plant Health and Rapid Response to Protect Food Security and Livelihoods

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Foresight and Metrics to Accelerate Inclusive and Sustainable Agrifood System Transformation

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Harnessing Digital Technologies for Timely Decision-Making Across Food, Land and Water Systems

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Transforming Agrifood Systems in South Asia


Excellence in Agronomy for Sustainable Intensification and Climate Change Adaptation