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: April 7, 2020
Q&A with Hans Braun, Director of the Global Wheat Program
Date: April 2, 2020
Entomologist Punya Nachappa explains wheat curl mites, the impact of climate change and why breeding for host plant resistance is key.
Date: March 31, 2020
What do wholegrain foods look like around the world?
Date: March 30, 2020
Climate change will see pests moving countries and continents as conditions become more favorable.
Date: March 26, 2020
What they are, why they are important for your health, and how to identify them.
Date: March 24, 2020
CGIAR will make available its latest research and analysis on COVID-19 to support authorities and the public in making informed decisions during the current crisis
Date: March 23, 2020
New blog published by the Chicago Council on Global Affairs argues that balancing food security, rural livelihoods, water for agriculture and air quality need not be a zero-sum game.
Date: March 22, 2020
Extreme weather demands an extraordinary response - fortunately, agricultural science is already providing solutions
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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