The CGIAR Research Program on Wheat (WHEAT) is unprecedented global alliance for productive, climate-resilient and profitable wheat agri-food systems in lower and middle-income countries.
Healthy diets depend on having enough food available, but also on diverse crops and food types and healthy eating.
Gender awareness and gender-sensitive approaches are slowly spreading into agricultural research, extension, and policy in Ethiopia.
Dr. Jacques Wery of the University of Montpellier will take the appointment as of 29 April.
A new scientific review shows that gluten- or wheat-free diets are not inherently healthier for most people and may cause dietary deficiencies.
The first appearance of wheat stem rust disease in the U.K. in nearly 60 years was caused by the same fungal strain responsible for recent wheat stem rust outbreaks in Ethiopia, Denmark, Germany, and Sweden.
A new commentary in the leading science journal Nature Plants highlights the importance of an ancient grass species for wheat breeding.
A significant breakthrough in combating wheat stem rust disease was recently achieved through the collaboration of an international team.
How does field selection work and how does stems rust change the focus?
Accounting for a fifth of the world's food, wheat is the main source of protein in developing countries and is second only to rice as a source of calories in those consumers diets.
Wheat is a critical source of life for 1.2 billion "wheat dependent" and 2.5 billion "wheat consuming" poor.
Climate-change-induced temperature increases are likely to reduce wheat production in developing countries by 20-30 percent.
By 2050, demand for wheat in the developing world is projected to increase by 60 percent.