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.
Smallholder wheat production in Rwanda and Zambia can cut costly grain imports
New CIMMYT/CSISA infographics illustrate the how, where and what of wheat blast.
PhD student Madhav Bhatta has identified genes for stress-resistance, yield, and quality from synthetic wheat.
CIMMYT Principal Scientist Dave Hodson talks about the impact of Big Data on his innovative research on wheat rust.
How to scale? This question frequently comes up as projects look to expand and replicate results. In order to sustain enduring impacts for projects after their lifetime, agricultural programs are turning to scaling strategies.
Demand for wheat is rising in Asia and sub-Saharan Africa, according to new research.
Crop modelling can significantly contribute to global food and nutrition security, according to a new publication.
In 2018, Tamaya Peressini from the University of Queensland travelled to CIMMYT headquarters as part of her Honors thesis research on tan spot in wheat.
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.