The Concept Note of this project was presented at the 18th CGIAR System Council meeting held in Washington DC, USA on May 11-12, 2023. Preliminary findings and implications related to the Gender Equality, Youth, and Social Inclusion Impact Area were prepared for the 19th CGIAR System Council meeting held in Rabat, Morocco on October 20-21, 2023, and discussed at the 2023 ISDC Science Forum.

The Discussion Paper Responding to Evolving Megatrends was released on December 14, 2023. Its purpose is to advise CGIAR System Council, System Board and Management, and the CGIAR scientific community at large on the implications of the changing dynamics of megatrends. This should inform the evolution of the current research and innovation portfolio.