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: October 29, 2020
Alison Bentley looks back at her early career and the lessons she will take to her new role at CIMMYT.
Date: October 27, 2020
New hub will ensure that cutting-edge discoveries are rapidly available to the global wheat breeding community.
Date: October 22, 2020
CIMMYT principal scientist examines more than a decade of collaboration to detect and respond to global wheat rust diseases.
Date: October 16, 2020
Cereals offer greater health and nutrition benefits than commonly acknowledged, despite often being considered "nutrient-poor," say scientists.
Date: October 15, 2020
Building women farmers' resilience to COVID-19 helps whole communities.
Date: October 13, 2020
Alison Bentley introduces herself and CIMMYT's innovative wheat research at the BGRI Technical Workshop.
Date: October 12, 2020
Hans Braun, head of the CGIAR Research Program on Wheat, receives the Norman Borlaug Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2020 Borlaug Global Rust Initiative (BGRI) Technical Workshop.
Date: October 6, 2020
How rearranging cropping patterns affects different types of smallholder farmers in Bihar, India.
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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