Project profile — Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research - Institutional Support 2019-2021


CGIAR (47015)
2019-10-17 - 2022-03-31
Global Affairs Canada
MFM Global Issues & Dev.Branch

Country / region 

• Africa, regional (75.00%)
• America, regional (10.00%)
• Asia, regional (15.00%)


• Agriculture: Agricultural research (31182) (80.00%)
• Forestry: Forestry research (31282) (15.00%)
• Fishing: Fishery research (31382) (5.00%)

Policy marker 

• Gender equality (significant objective)
• Environmental sustainability (cross-cutting) (principal objective)
• Participatory development and good governance (not targeted)
• Trade development (not targeted)
• Biodiversity (significant objective)
• Climate change mitigation (principal objective)
• Climate Change Adaptation (principal objective)
• Urban issues (not targeted)
• Desertification (significant objective)
• Children's issues (not targeted)
• Youth Issues (not targeted)
• Disaster Risk Reduction(DRR) (not targeted)
• Disability (not targeted)
• Indigenous Issues (significant objective)
• Nutrition (principal objective)
• ICT as a tool for development (significant objective)


This grant represents Canada's institutional support to the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR). CGIAR uses these funds, along with other donors funding, to achieve its mandate. CGIAR’s mandate is to reduce poverty and hunger, improve human health and nutrition, and enhance ecological resilience through high-quality international agriculture research, partnership and leadership. Research is carried out by 15 member centers of the CGIAR Consortium, in close collaboration with hundreds of partners, including national and regional research institutes, civil society organizations, academia, development organizations, and the private sector. Canada’s support to the CGIAR contributes to reduce rural poverty, increase food security, improve human health and nutrition, and promote sustainable management of natural resources.

Expected results 

The expected system level outcomes as stated by CGIAR include: (1) reduced rural poverty; (2) improved food security; (3) improved nutrition and health; and (4) sustainable management of natural resources.

Results achieved 


Budget and spending 

Original budget $0
Planned disbursement $0
Transaction Date Type Value
30-11-2021 Disbursement $8,500,000
Country percentages by sector
Type of finance Aid grant excluding debt reorganisation
Collaboration type Multilateral
Type of aid Core contributions to multilateral institutions
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