Lunchtime Conference External Cooperation Infopoint

Knowledge and technologies generated from research are drivers of sustainable agricultural growth. Effective and targeted research can help lift farmer incomes, reduce poverty and has a knock on effect on other sectors. Research partnerships that address mutually agreed problems and co-develop solutions are the means to long lasting individual food security, and producing surpluses for sale. Nonetheless, in an effort to achieve quick impact, the importance of research in development is often overlooked despite its high return on investment. Bridging the gap between agricultural research and development is essential to break down silos and develop creative solutions for some of the world’s most vulnerable populations.


Bernard Rey, Deputy Head of Unit , DEVCO C1 - Rural Development, Food Security, Nutrition


Martin Kropff, Director General of the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Centre (CIMMYT) and Interim Chair of the CGIAR System Management Board



Wed, May 3, 2017

12:30 PM – 2:00 PM CEST


External Cooperation InfoPoint

Rue de la Loi 43-45

1049 Brussels



Conference Language: English

Language Q&A session: English

Information and web-streaming:

City: Brussels
Country: Belgium