Posts Tagged ‘Borlaug’

SUPER WOMAN: Jeanie Borlaug Laube unites global wheat community

International Women’s Day on March 8, offers an opportunity to recognize the achievements of women worldwide. This year, CIMMYT asked readers to submit stories about women they admire for their selfle …


Tribute to Dr. Norman E. Borlaug on his 101st birth anniversary

Borlaug Institute for South Asia (BISA) and CIMMYT India staff members gathered together at NASC Complex, New Delhi to pay tribute to the late Dr. Norman E. Borlaug on what would have been his 101st B …


Pakistan marks Borlaug’s 100th birthday with commemorative stamp

Pakistan’s National Philatelic Bureau issued a commemorative postage stamp to honor the 100th birthday, last 25 March, of late wheat scientist and Nobel Peace Laureate, Dr. Norman E. Borlaug.


Dr. Norman Borlaug centennial celebrated in Iran

The Agricultural Biotechnology Research Institute of Iran (ABRII), in collaboration with the Iranian Society of Crop and Plant Breeding Sciences, celebrated the 100th anniversary year of the birth of …


Borlaug Summit on Wheat for Food Security: remembering Norman Borlaug

One of the most important aspects of planning the Borlaug Summit on Wheat for Food Security is remembering Norman Borlaug. We’ve received photos and stories from individuals and institutions as they r …


Borlaug through the ages

By Patrick Wall/CIMMYT Those who worked with Dr. Norman Borlaug are proud to show their photos with him. In Punjab, India, farmer Charanjit Singh Gill shows a photo of his father with Borlaug during a …


Improving wheat seed system and end-use quality in Ethiopia

“My work in Africa is not finished,” Jeanie Borlaug quoted her father, Dr Norman Borlaug, during her opening statement for wheat seed system field day bringing together farmers, researchers, seed grow …


Nepal team receives the 1st BGRI Gene Stewardship Award

The first-ever Borlaug Global Rust Initiative (BGRI) Gene Stewardship Award was awarded to the Nepal wheat team for their performance in promoting durable wheat varieties and enhancing food security. …


Million-dollar vote of confidence from Mexican farmers and state officials

CIMMYT E-News, vol 5 no. 4, April 2008 Nobel Peace Laureate Norman E. Borlaug anchors the announcement of a global, Cornell-coordinated project to combat a deadly wheat disease, and a Mexican farmer o …


Borlaug visits Obregón; Patronato and Sonora give CIMMYT US$ 1 million

Dr. Norman Borlaug had a joyous reunion on 02 April 08 with CIMMYT and Mexican friends and former colleagues at the place—the research facilities near Ciudad Obregón, Sonora state, owned by the farmer …


CIMMYT scientists win awards

Norman Borlaug opened the Crop Science Society of America annual meetings in New Orleans with an inspirational speech on 5 November 2007. Also at this meeting, the Crop Science Journal awarded CIMMYT …


Borlaug scholarship for children of national staff

The Borlaug Scholarship Committee is pleased to announce it is now accepting scholarship applications for the second semester student scholarship for 2007. Children of national staff in Mexico are eli …


Borlaug: green revolution to gold standard

On Tuesday at a ceremony in the United States Congress, Norman Borlaug was awarded the Congressional Gold Medal of Honor, the highest civilian award the American government can give. Global Wheat Prog …


Borlaug to receive highest US honor

Norman Borlaug will receive the highest civilian honor the United States of America can bestow at a ceremony in Washington DC this coming Tuesday, 17 July. The Congressional Gold Medal will be present …


Borlaug accorded fond welcome in northwestern Mexico

The CIMMYT research station and the city of Ciudad Obregón, Sonora, in northwestern Mexico, had reason to celebrate over the last week. Norman Borlaug paid a five-day visit to the city in the Yaqui Va …