Building a better world through innovation, collaboration and research.
- Commitment to a transdisciplinary approach. Complex problems require complex solutions. Our 60+ researchers fuse expertise in agriculture, economics, gender, environment, plants and more to open new pathways for innovation across disciplines.
- Cultivating global research partnerships. From rural villages to mega cities, we work in communities across six continents in partnership with local people and groups, national institutions, NGOs and global organizations. We believe that collaboration is key to creating long-term, localized solutions.
- Direct social impact. Our multidisciplinary teams explore the root cause of today's greatest challenges and develop creative solutions to improve lives everywhere. We provide knowledge for the greater good with leading-edge thinking for direct social impact.
Transforming ideas into action
Our 25+ projects, programs and institutes take a transdisciplinary approach to global development in New York state and across the globe, leaving a lasting social impact on communities, economies, food systems and the environment.