Elwyn Grainger-Jones appointed new Executive Director of the CGIAR System Organization

CGIAR, the world’s largest agricultural research for development partnership, this week announced the appointment of Elwyn Grainger-Jones as Executive Director of the CGIAR System Organization.Elwyn-Edward-Grainger-Jones__hi-res-272x377


“In the face of increased and complex risks posed by climate change, the world needs CGIAR more than ever,” says  Elwyn Grainger-Jones, the newly appointed CGIAR System Organization Executive Director. 


CIP is part of the CGIAR Consortium, a global partnership that unites organizations engaged in research for a food secure future. CGIAR research is dedicated to reducing rural poverty, increasing food security, improving human health and nutrition, and ensuring more sustainable management of natural resources. Donors include individual countries, major foundations, and international entities.