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‘Gluten-free’ diets put food security, human health at risk – nutritionist

January 26, 2015

Complete removal of wheat from the human diet would further cripple global efforts to feed the current global population of 7.2 billion, said Julie Miller Jones, a leading nutritionist.


Anti-wheat fad diets undermine global food security efforts

December 28, 2014

A discussion paper aims to highlight unsubstantiated nutritional claims about wheat and gluten, while shining a spotlight on the important role of wheat and fiber in human diets.


Anti-wheat fad diets undermine global food security efforts

December 18, 2014

A discussion paper aims to highlight unsubstantiated nutritional claims about wheat and gluten, while shining a spotlight on the important role of wheat and fiber in human diets.


Updated Web Wheat Atlas 3.0 prioritizes user experience

November 21, 2014

Whether you are a scientist, a researcher or simply interested in learning more about the vital staple crop that provides 20 percent of the world’s calories, the Wheat Atlas can help.


Ethiopia’s seed co-ops benefit entrepreneurs and smallholder farmers

November 20, 2014

Government-subsidized farmer-run cooperatives produce high-yielding, disease-resistant wheat seed, accelerating distribution and helping smallholder farmers grow healthy crops.


Global wheat-rust research aids Ethiopian farmers

November 13, 2014

The 2014 World Food Prize laureate, Sanjaya Rajaram’s adaptable, high-yielding wheat varieties are grown on more than 58 million hectares worldwide.


Q+A: Young scientist wins award for “Taking it to the Farmer”

November 13, 2014

Conservation agriculture is becoming a vital part of the rural landscape throughout Mexico and Latin America, leading to a major World Food Prize Field award for Bram Govaerts.


Food security successes earn ‘sultan of wheat’ World Food Prize

November 13, 2014

Sanjaya Rajaram, 2014 World Food Prize laureate, is credited with producing 480 wheat varieties, leading to increased yields and food for more than 1 billion people a year.


Scientists ship 2 tons of wheat seed samples around the world

November 12, 2014

CIMMYT seed samples — International Wheat Nurseries — are sent to government and university research institutions and national agricultural research systems around the world.


Research on climate-resilient wheat keeps Green Revolution on track

November 12, 2014

As the global population grows from a current 7 billion to a projected 9.6 billion by 2050, wheat breeders involved in the battle to ensure food security face many challenges.