Welcome. This site aims to communicate evidence about the impact of agricultural research.

It is for donors and researchers, and it provides easy access to impact studies, tools for strengthening impact assessment studies, and aims to provide feedback to research priorities from the results of impact assessment studies.

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This website is managed by the Standing Panel on Impact Assessment, on behalf of the CGIAR system and its centers. Hover and click on a dot on the map to learn more about the 15 centers of the CGIAR:

IFPRI, Washington DC, USA
IFPRI's logo IFPRI International Food Policy Research Institute
Washington DC, USA
CIMMYT, Mexico City, Mexico
CIMMYT Logo CIMMYT International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center
Mexico City, Mexico
CIP, Lima, Peru
CIP Logo CIP International Potato Center.
Lima, Peru
CIAT, Cali, Colombia
CIAT Logo CIAT International Center for Tropical Agriculture.
Cali, Colombia
Bioversity International, Rome, Italy
Bioversity logo Bioversity International Improving lives through biodiversity research
Rome, Italy
Africa Rice Center-WARDA, Cotonou, Benin
WARDA logo Africa Rice Center-WARDA
Cotonou, Benin
ICARDA, Aleppo, Syrian Arab Republic
ICARDA logo ICARDA International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas
Aleppo, Syrian Arab Republic
IITA, Ibadan, Nigeria
IITA logo IITA International Institute of Tropical Agriculture
Ibadan, Nigeria
ILRI, Nairobi, Kenya
ILRI logo ILRI International Livestock Research Institute
Nairobi, Kenya
ICRISAT, Patancheru, India
ICRISAT International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics
Patancheru, India
IWMI, Colombo, Sri Lanka
IWMI logo
IWMI International Water Management Institute
Colombo, Sri Lanka
World Agroforestry, Nairobi, Kenya
Agroforestry logo World Agroforestry
Nairobi, Kenya
IRRI, Los Baños Philippines
IRRI logo
International Rice Research Institute
Los Baños Philippines
WorldFish, Penang, Malaysia
World Fish center logo WorldFish WorldFish Center
Penang, Malaysia
CIFOR, Bogor, Indonesia
CIFOR logo CIFOR Center for International Forestry Research
Bogor, Indonesia


Experimental impact evaluations of CGIAR research
SPIA is soliciting expressions of interest (EOIs) for experimental impact evaluations projects of CGIAR research. EOIs are due by 11:59 pm CET, Sunday, June 1 2014. See call document for more details.

Open positions at CIMMYT: 
CIMMYT is currently recruiting for a number of positions: Foresight and Targeting Economist; Poverty and Social Inclusion Specialist; Wheat Economist; and a Social Scientist (Gender and Sustainable Intensification).
More information on the CIMMYT website.

CIP Agricultural Economist Associate Scientist: 
CIP is recruiting for the position as a fellow in the Global Futures project.
More information on the CIP website.