Mission: To reduce hunger and poverty,
Programs: Collaborators centers : cgiar and partners ciat works with more than 500 national and international partner organizations in developing and industrialized countries. Our relationships with them function on a one to one basis and also take the form of networks and consortia.
research activities ciat has global responsability for the improvement of two staple foods, cassava and common bean, together with tropical forages for livestock. In latin american and the caribbean, we conduct research on rice as well representing diverse food groups and a key component of the world's agricultural biodiversity, those crops are vital for global food and nutrition security.
restricted projects ciat develops technologies, methods, and knowledge that better enable farmers, mainly smallholders to enhance eco-efficiency in agriculture. This means we make production more competitive and profitable as well as sustainable and resilient through economical and ecologically sound use of natural resources and purchased inputs.