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BBC radio show Witness History focuses on the life and work of Norman Borlaug.

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The world urgently needs a transformation of the global food system, leading to healthier diets for all and a drastic reduction in agriculture’s environmental impact. The major cereal grains must play a central role in this new revolution for the benefit of the world’s poorest people.

Food security
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Can you imagine a world without maize and wheat? We can’t!

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Scientists identified significant new chromosomal regions for wheat yield and disease resistance, which will speed up global breeding efforts.

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Researchers found farmers who increased both the area growing resistant varieties and the number of wheat varieties grown per season saw the biggest yield increases.

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This tool allows to identify varieties used by farmers and to track the adoption and impact of improved crops.

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Partner field days in Kenya presented sustainable solutions to crop threats and innovations in seed and agronomy.

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CABI’s CEO Trevor Nicholls and CIMMYT’s Director General Martin Kropff analyze the challenges and opportunities for family farmers in the next decade.

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Bottlenecks between basic and applied plant science jeopardize life-saving crop improvements.

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The Indonesian Agency for Agricultural Research and Development (IAARD) signed a memorandum of understanding with CIMMYT to reaffirm their research partnership for maize and wheat improvement.

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New study shows that improved bread wheat varieties obtained from crosses of durum wheat and goat grass are helping to ensure the crop’s future.

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Source: Xinhua News (1 Sep 2019)

CIMMYT scientist says wheat varieties to be released in Kenya have high yields and are resistant to stem rust U99.

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He was instrumental in preparing and distributing nursery results, which are still used by breeders.

Food security
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At the Africa Food Security Leadership Dialogue in Rwanda, experts and policymakers analyzed ways to address the continent’s food security crisis in the face of climate change.

Innovation and technology
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New study finds that wheat farmers often do not accurately identify their varieties.