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Over the last 50 years big increases in agricultural production have come through improved yields. Since 1990, wheat is the only major crop to experience an overall decline in area.

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The expected average rate of warming over current wheat areas for the next few decades is a little less than 0.5 °C per decade, which implies a negative yield impact of about 2 percent per decade.

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Wheat, being produced equally in developing and developed countries, is the top global source of calories and the top traded food grain, a position it is unlikely to lose.

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Wheat productivity must first increase in developing countries, where yield gaps continue to be unacceptably high.

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The history of wheat is the history of civilization.

Capacity development
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Alex Renaud is a third-year graduate student pursuing a doctorate degree in plant breeding and genetics.

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Masa Iwanaga, CIMMYT Director General, accepts the King Baudouin Award on behalf of the organization in Washington, DC.

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Masa Iwanaga, CIMMYT Director General, on CIMMYT’s research agenda & publications

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Masa Iwanaga, CIMMYT Director General, visits Kenya, Uganda and Ethiopia.