Transforming Smallholder Agriculture

Who We Are

Excellence in Agronomy (EiA)

The Excellence in Agronomy Initiative forms a part of The CGIAR’s new research portfolio, delivering science and innovation to transform food, land, and water systems in a climate crisis.

We deliver agronomic gain for millions of smallholder farming households in prioritized farming systems, with emphasis on women and young farmers for measurable impact on food and nutrition security, income, water use, soil health and climate resilience.

What We Do

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Open Learning

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How We Work

Development & Delivery of Agronomy Solutions


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