The CGIAR Research Program on Wheat (WHEAT) is an unprecedented global alliance for productive, climate-resilient and profitable wheat agri-food systems in lower and middle-income countries.
Date: February 12, 2020
Highlighting the important role women and girls play in science and technology
Date: February 10, 2020
Global experts discuss significance of CIMMYT's wheat breeding program & the challenge of leaving "comfort zone"
Date: January 29, 2020
The results of the study will allow farmers in India to get the best crop yields while saving money and reducing harmful nitrous oxide emissions.
Date: January 23, 2020
Growing the right wheat varieties is necessary to nutritiously feed a growing population in the context of environmental stress.
Date: January 16, 2020
CIMMYT scientists highlight their work translating the latest molecular research developments into wheat and maize breeding solutions at this year's PAG conference
Date: January 9, 2020
China-based CIMMYT-JAAS screening station aims for global impact in the fight against deadly Fusarium head blight
Date: January 8, 2020
A look back on WHEAT's research and accomplishments over the past year
Date: January 6, 2020
The new MARPLE enabled labs across Ethiopia will be the fastest surveillance network in Africa, able to identify new rust strains at the field site
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.
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