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Frank Rijsberman

Title CEO
Organization CGIAR

Frank Rijsberman is the CEO of the CGIAR Consortium.

Posts By Frank Rijsberman

How do we Make Sure Agricultural Research Will Really Improve People's Lives?

International research has started involving farmers - for instance to test new crop varieties. Temegnush Dhabi, a 50-year-old Ethiopian farmer, has worked with researchers to test improved varieties of chickpea on her field.

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Rio+20: Feeding the World Without Wrecking the Planet

As the single largest employer in the world, agriculture provides a livelihood for 40 per cent of today’s global population.

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Time to Get Our Sh*t Together

This week, the World Water Forum will be held in Marseille, France. Our message in Marseille will be simple–it’s time to get our sh*t together and focus on sanitation.

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Money for Toilets? New Sanitation Grants Announced!

Happy World Toilet Day! What better way to celebrate than to announce new grants focused on ensuring everyone has a safe and affordable way to go to the bathroom?

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The Road to Better Sanitation

For several years now, a number of leading innovators in the field of appropriate sanitation technology have been producing tools to help small-scale entrepreneurs empty latrines safely and at relatively low cost to consumers.

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