CGIAR funding rises to US$1 billion to spur agriculture

Nairobi – Efforts aimed at building scientific and technological innovations to help smallholder farmers adapt to climate change-related impacts and improve productivity across Africa have received a major funding boost. 
The Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR) announced last month (December 17) that their research funding increased to US$1 billion in 2013 from US$500 million in 2008. 
 
In 2013, the Australian and Mexican governments […]